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One Earth, One Future

One Earth, One Future

One Earth, One Future Using Satellite Images to Inspire Biodiversity Artwork   By Simon Jackson, Collections and Learning Curator    21st century space technology allows us to study the Earth’s surface in incredible detail and to see how its complex...
Patch Boxes

Patch Boxes

Patch Boxes By Dr Liz Tregenza * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more. *   In Colchester’s collection there are a fairly large number of small and tactile delicately painted boxes. Mostly made during the 18th...
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....

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