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What Should our Museums Look Like in 2020?

David Anderson, director general, National Museums Wales

Museums in 2020 should be radical and participative institutions at the heart of their communities. They should be working in partnership with third-sector organisations to develop formal and informal learning, health and wellbeing, skills and social change.  1,102 more words


Geophysics in the Park: A Volunteer's View

Last week the first physical part of the Big Dig got underway with the geophysical survey, led by the Museum of Liverpool.

We’re still awaiting the final report on the results before we post them up here, but below is a chance to hear a review of the day by one of our volunteers, Arthur, in his own words: 540 more words


The Big Dig: Registration Now Open

A few weeks ago we announced the dates for The Big Dig – Monday 27th April to Friday 8th May, if you don’t already have them in your diary – and now you can register your place. 141 more words


Fifty Shades of .........utter filth and dirt !!

Yes, you too can enrol in torture and lashings of filth when you take trowel in fist and connect with every crevice, scraping away at decades of history. 537 more words

Out And About

The Big Dig: Dates Announced!

2015 is here, meaning we are getting ever closer to The Big Dig getting underway in Calderstones Park. A buzz of excitement built before Christmas thanks to the ever popular and mysterious Calder Stones, with many local enthusiasts enjoying a special tour and talk of the Stones by lamp light in the park with special guest, archaeologist and prehistory expert Dr George Nash. 400 more words


The Big Dig: Preparations are underway

Hello and welcome to the blog for our archeological dig which is part of the wider ‘Connect at Calderstones’ project at The Reader Organisation. 383 more words