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The Manau – A Festival celebrated by the Kachin community of northern Burma (Myanmar)

Manau is a kind of traditional festival celebrated by Kachin people. Kachin Land is situated in northern Burma. Nowadays, Kachin people also live around the world as diaspora communities. 446 more words

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Treasures of the Booth Museum

In the herbarium archives at the Booth Museum sits a rather nondescript, leather cloth bound box, containing 9 trays of pressed plants. Embossed on the cover are the words ‘North Pole Plants’. 1,014 more words

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Christmas Dress Available

I have five of these beauties ready to ship! The Up On The Rooftop dress features bell sleeves.  A ruffled neckline is fitted with elastic for a comfortable fit. 48 more words

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Exciting visitors at the Booth!

We had an extra special visitor this week at the Booth. As a designated collection, the Booth Museum holds an internationally important natural science collection that is regularly used in scientific research. 179 more words

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Tweeting at the Booth Museum

Sometimes the early morning job of unlocking the Booth Museum is a rather sombre affair as Mr. Booth’s birds slowly emerge from the gloom, polishing their glass eyes ready to face their public once more. 431 more words

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Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Galaz

We’re pleased to feature Michelle Galaz for this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. From working special events to handling artifacts in our collection, Michelle does it all, and with a smile to boot! 419 more words

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Brighton and the Pullman car

Once an important leader in the field of luxury train travel, the Pullman Car Company and its workshops at Preston Park (together with the former locomotive works of the erstwhile London, Brighton and South Coast Railway – ‘LBSCR’) are indelibly linked to Brighton and its glorious history. 1,511 more words

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