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Updated handling boxes

Did you know that we have a range of handling boxes which can be borrowed for free by schools, community groups and care providers? These include loan boxes for schools and reminiscence boxes for older people’s groups. There are boxes on … Continue reading

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Summer activities for children

I have just got back from a Street Games session at Central Library, a great start to a summer of activities. Over the next month I am running quite a few family activities. You can find the details below. Please contact … Continue reading

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Can you help us develop our handling collections?

One of the key parts of the outreach programme are the loan and reminiscence boxes. These are used in outreach workshops with a range of groups. These can include reminiscence sessions in care homes and workshops in schools and with … Continue reading

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Adventures with Objects

I’m crossing the Forth Rail Bridge as I write this, looking out at early morning of the Firth of Forth. It is just after 8am, although I won’t be able to post this online until later [actually it has taken … Continue reading

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St Andrews, reminiscence, new volunteers and Hidden Histories

Last Friday was a very exciting day. I went to the University of St Andrews to give a talk to the Museum Studies students about my work. I took out a PowerPoint of images of projects and to keep things … Continue reading

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