Carriages in the railway age

The last few weeks, I have been looking at weird objects in Britain’s National Railway Museum. There were games. There were hot-water bottles. There were candle-holders that you could take with you on the train, pin onto the fabric of your chair, and light up right there. 445 more words


Visit to the National Railway Museum in York

Last Friday (10th June 2016) my boyfriend took me to the National Railway Museum in York. I’d been wanting to go since I started making my 3D Acrylic Paintings of… 384 more words

The academic in the museum: the benefits of Collaborative Doctoral Awards

Sophie Vohra is a CDA student at the University of York in collaboration with the National Railway Museum. Her research examines the commemorative cultures and making of railway history.  1,020 more words


National Railway Museum

Back in May I visited the National Railway Museum in York, this is a wonderful place to visit, if like me, you’re interested in things like the industrial revolution, engineering in general or of course railway history. 306 more words


York - The National Railway Museum

The Mallard and The Flying Scotsman were the two train stories that tugged at my heart strings. The Duchess of Hamilton epitomised my idea of a beautiful art deco train. 932 more words

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A weekend in York - wandering the old city walls

I was scanning the UK map carefully, looking for a perfect place to get away on a short weekend trip. Since I am a huge fan of English cathedrals, York was an easy choice. 680 more words

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Additional links to points of interest and referenced sites

These are some of the items you will see in upcoming blogs:

York – 

In York you will find a walled city, the York Minister, York Museum,  with examples of cobbled stones streets replicated on display. 285 more words

History Of York