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Mackmurdo and the Century Guild

Mackmurdo and the Century Guild

Mackmurdo and the Century Guild 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 + Ipswich Museums hold a rich collection of material...
Scotland’s Alcatraz

Scotland’s Alcatraz

Scotland’s Alcatraz By Elaine West, Visitor Services Assistant Bass Rock is a small island of volcanic rock located off the Scottish Coast, which rises over 100 metres above sea level. The island has been used as a religious retreat, a fortress, a prison, a place to...
Hollytrees Cushions

Hollytrees Cushions

Hollytrees Cushions By Megan Fowler, Visitor Information Assistant and Liz Tregenza, Collections and Learning Curator Hollytrees Museum may currently be shut owing to COVID-19, however lots of work is still going on behind the scenes. In this blog post we are going to...
Roman Magic

Roman Magic

Roman Magic The Camulodunum Case Study by Adam Parker, PhD student at the Open University * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * The ancient world was a dangerous place where misfortune and bad luck...
Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens By Karen Banton, Assistant Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * During lockdown, one of the things I’ve had the chance to do, thanks to our John...

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