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National Maritime Museum and The Queen’s House, Greenwich, London, England

January 20, 2013 by

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  My university course recently took me to the National Maritime Museum & The Queen’s House in Greenwich where we had to create a trail through the sites. It was a lot more challenging than I’d anticipated as there are so many hidden stories. It’s the thing I love most about museums, getting to discover parts […]

The Museum of Curiosity at Pertwee, Anderson and Gold, London, England

December 2, 2012 by

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T’other day I had the pleasure to meander down to The Museum of Curiosity, a pop-up show at Pertwee, Anderson & Gold‘s Soho gallery. Artefact Triptych by Nancy FoutsTwo-headed calf The calf is apparently one of the most common examples of polycephaly, the rarity of a creature born with 2 heads makes it a novelty. These […]

Imperial War Museum, London, England

October 30, 2012 by

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It was a fine autumn day in London and I decided to take myself down to the Imperial War Museum. At around this time of year in the UK you see a lot of people wearing poppies in remembrance and support of ex-servicemen and their communities, and hear some silly people debating whether we should […]

British Library, London, England

October 16, 2012 by

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As well as being the national library for the United Kingdom, The British Library also has a rather exciting exhibitions programme. I visited last weekend and walked around gasping at the amazing items that were on display. Oooo Aaaah… Here are some of my favourites. (Pictures were not allowed so my sources are cited) From http://www.bl.uk/ ‘Hallelujah’ […]

Wellcome Collection, London, England

October 9, 2012 by

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Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome! to the curious collection founded by Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936). As a newcomer to the Wellcome Collection I was excited to explore the exhibitions on offer, and started on the first floor with the permanent exhibitions.Photographs were not allowed so this image was taken from the Wellcome Collection website. Medicine Now examines ideas about […]

Mr Brainwash, The Old Sorting Office, London, England

September 11, 2012 by

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Thanks to Kim over at This is a Knockout for sharing their blog on the recent Mr Brainwash exhibition in London. I had first heard of Mr Brainwash through the Banksy’s documentary ‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’, and, on a recent trip to the big smoke, thought I’d pop in to his first solo London […]

William Morris Gallery, London, England

August 30, 2012 by

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Our guest post today is from the fabulous arts blogger Chloe Nelkin… The William Morris Gallery at Lloyd Park in Walthamstow. Own photograph. Following a 15 month closure, the Gallery has now re-opened thanks to a £5 million regeneration programme mostly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Waltham Forest Council.  The renovation has been […]

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