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The Colchester Oyster Feast

The Colchester Oyster Feast

The Colchester Oyster Feast By Liz Tregenza, Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. *   Colchester is renowned for its ‘Colchester Native’ oysters. The oyster...
Hollytrees Cushion Project Update

Hollytrees Cushion Project Update

Hollytrees Cushion Project Update By Megan Fowler, Visitor Information Assistant Earlier this year, we announced that Colchester Museums and the Visitor Information Centre were joining forces to create some very special new window seat cushions for Hollytrees Museum....
Hovering Around Colchester

Hovering Around Colchester

Hovering Around Colchester By Karen Baton, Assistant Collections and Learning Curator  * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more. *   Why Look At Hoverflies? Insect collections provide a record of past biodiversity and...
Scraps of Nature

Scraps of Nature

Scraps of Nature Self portrait c.1800, oil on canvas IPSMG:R.1906.23    By Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator  * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more. * ​ ‘The subjects which he selected were such as...

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