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Louisa and George Mapstone outside the front of Abbey Farm.

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A busy house team is a happy house team!

Its almost summer time and Helen , our Assistant House Steward, has an update on the House Teams activities so far this season.

So what have we been up to since my last update and what’s coming up now we’re approaching the middle of the open season?  430 more words

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George Mapstone, his son Robert and grandson Michael at Abbey Farm in the 1930s. 

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White Glove Workshop: Caring For Paper

Nothing last forever; this is especially true when it comes to paper artifacts including letters, postcards, newspapers, and maps. Fortunately, there are simple and effective things you can do to help slow down the deterioration process and prolong the life of these precious relics of the past. 244 more words

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A passion for Art

Last week we held our first open book afternoon of the season, in total we hope to run 4 of these events this year. They give visitors the opportunity to get to see some of the books open and give them the chance to peruse the contents and see that not all the collection was bought by the yard. 526 more words

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Narrative Memories

A collection of objects and surfaces that capture the memories of a childhood narrative. Drawing attention to its threadbare fabric, scribbled on illustrations and sellotaped edges this piece celebrates the worn and loved object. 19 more words

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