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Day out at Woodhorn Museum

We class ourselves as really lucky to live nearby to Woodhorn museum. Throughout the year they have lots of interesting things going on, and today it was the vintage car rally. 322 more words


Pt. 10.5 #Archive research success!

Friday was spent, very successfully, investigating the collections of the Woodhorn archives in Ashington.

The archive houses the earliest correspondence (dated to 1908!) regarding the possible purchase of land for an artillery range and associated camp at Redesdale. 150 more words


The Weeping Window #1

While we were on holiday in Northumberland last week we visited the Weeping Window installation at Woodhorn Museum. The museum site provides a wonderful backdrop to the display and reminds us that wars are not only fought on the front-line and in the trenches. 128 more words


Woodhorn Museum, Ashington are currently hosting #poppiestour Weeping Window, original concept created by artist Paul Cummins and installation designed by Tom Piper.  Responding to this concept I proposed a public engagement activity that reflected the multiple nature of the work, while providing the public the opportunity to use original source material from the archive and leave their personal response and reflection. 158 more words