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Do you consider yourself a suspicious sort of p...

Do you consider yourself a suspicious sort of person? Perhaps you think folklore is consigned to the past? Rural Collections…

All Change! The Draft History Curriculum

The draft of the new history curriculum was released last month (February 2013) and has caused a lot of discussion…

International Women's Day

Today is International Women's Day, so what better way to acknowledge it than to celebrate the influential and brilliant women…

Abbot's Hall Servants

The Abbot's Hall Library has provided an environment where we can solve some of our most pressing questions, one such…

Skills for the Future update – Running an...

Visitor Services trainee Abbie Chidwick gives MEAL Blog the lowdown on organising and running her first event at the Museum.

Museum of East Anglian Life – Looking to ...

Happy New Year to all MEAL Blog readers, we're kicking off the year with a blog from the director himself,…

Clementines, Christingles and Currants

Have you ever woken up to find a clementine at the bottom of your Christmas stocking and wondered where this…

A Year in the Life of the Walled Garden

Our guest blog comes from garden volunteer Hugo Pickup, as he explains the history of the Walled Garden and how…