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Behind The Scenes, 24 October 2018: Art UK Sculpture Project

by Lottie Clark, Art Curator We recently had Art UK at our offsite store to photograph, measure, weigh and research our sculpture collection. This work is part of a national project to document and record the sculpture held in public collections across the UK. The information will be able to view online from 2020. Read […]

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Top team set to fit out The Box

PRESS RELEASE - 5 October 2018: The internationally renowned company that created the Victoria and Albert Museum's blockbuster David Bowie exhibition and 'Age of the Dinosaur' at the Natural History Museum has been selected to fit out The Box.

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Decant Day, 26 October 2016: A Passion for Porcelain

by Emily Goddard, Volunteer on the ‘Passion for Porcelain’ exhibition project I joined the ‘Passion for Porcelain’ project in early July 2015, having been given the opportunity to undertake a work placement project as the final module of my MA in Heritage Management at Bath Spa University. I decided to do this in place of […]

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History Centre Heroes: William Cookworthy

We’re continuing our small series of porcelain-related articles by highlighting William Cookworthy in this ‘History Centre Heroes’ post. He was born in Kingsbridge, Devon in 1705 and was a chemist by trade. He trained in London before setting up a Pharmacy in Notte Street, Plymouth. As a Quaker he would always welcome guests into his […]

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