Stop Lines

When I'm not doing museum stuff I try and spend as much time out and about in the Wiltshire countryside as I can. It's a county stacked full of amazing history, much of which is visible right in front of your eyes: from iron age hill-forts to neolithic long barrows, ancient trackways to white horses … Continue reading Stop Lines

Congratulations Chard Museum

Exciting times for the volunteers at Chard Museum, who this weekend (Sat 30th April) will be celebrating their new status as owners of their museum. After much work, planning and fundraising ownership of the site has passed from South Somerset District Council to the Chard & District Museum CIO. A big milestone but very much … Continue reading Congratulations Chard Museum

The Right Stuff?

Really excited that The Right Stuff? exhibition has opened at Bridport Museum. This exhibition/activity invites visitors to explore some of the collections conundrums we face everyday in museums. Do we need another sewing machine? How relevant is this item? Have we got space? Does the collection really reflect the lives and stories of our communities? … Continue reading The Right Stuff?