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Behind The Scenes, 23 May 2018: Creating a new digital resource for families

by Fiona Booth, Digital Engagement Officer Recently I’ve been working with colleagues to plan, develop and test out new online learning resources. One project with our Learning Officers, Sara Norrish and Charlotte Gunn, has looked at digital activities for families. Most people access our website now using a mobile or tablet. When The Box opens, […]

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Museum On Tour, 7 June 2017: New exhibitions and events

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Summer was always a fun time at the Museum and Art Gallery before we closed. We would make sure we had exhibitions on display that were of interest to local residents and tourists. Our holiday workshop programme brought many families into the building and gave children lots of […]

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Museum On Tour, 10 May 2017: Plymouth History Festival

by Jo Clarke, Marketing and Communications Officer Hopefully many of you will be aware that the Plymouth History Festival began on Saturday (6 May). This is the fifth year in a row that it’s taken place and I have been involved with helping to co-ordinate and promote it since it began. The festival runs until […]

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A Hidden Paradise in Ford Park Cemetery

By Jan Freedman, Curator of Natural History We are surrounded by mini-beasts. They are everywhere: in the soil, the trees, the grass, and even in rivers. With over a million different species worldwide, this is the most diverse group on animals of the planet. (Compare that to just over 5,400 species of mammals!) Beetles with […]

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Reynolds’ early years in Plympton

By Lawrie Thorne – project volunteer Lawrie has carried out research into Reynolds’ early years up until the 1750s. This is the first in a series of posts looking at the significance of the recently acquired self-portrait, in the life and times of Reynolds. It is based on an Art Bite talk given in December 2014. Joshua Reynolds was born on […]

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