Minding the Gap – London Transport Museum

Home to nearly ten million people, London is the largest city in the United Kingdom (UK). Not only this but it’s recorded that over 21 million people visited the capital city from overseas in 2019. Getting about a city as populated as this and that spans over 1,572 miles (that’s bigger than New York City… Continue reading Minding the Gap – London Transport Museum

History, Health and Happiness – Heritage Doncaster

Although many of us end formal education in our late teens or early twenties, it’s safe to say we all continue to learn as we go through our lives. Museums and galleries are some of the best positioned organisations in society to encourage and facilitate this lifelong learning; by utilizing the myriad of objects and… Continue reading History, Health and Happiness – Heritage Doncaster

Navigating the Transatlantic Slave Trade – International Slavery Museum

The transatlantic slave trade was the largest forced displacement of people in history. It’s estimated that around twelve million Africans were kidnapped, chained and shipped across the Atlantic to live out their lives in chattel slavery labouring for the European colonists of the so-called ‘New World’. Of this staggering number, approximately three million enslaved Africans… Continue reading Navigating the Transatlantic Slave Trade – International Slavery Museum

Bringing History to Life – Royal Armouries Museum

Viewing an historical object in a glass case suspended on a plinth can be a fascinating experience in its own right but for those of us who are not blessed with vivid imaginations, it can sometimes be difficult to visualise how exactly such an object might have been used or employed in its particular time.… Continue reading Bringing History to Life – Royal Armouries Museum