Behind the scenes blog
Almost everyday is different at Colchester + Ipswich Museums. To help showcase the variety of skills we need, our staff are revealing what they get up to…
Behind the Finds – the work of a FLO
Hello! I’m Sophie Flynn, the Finds Liaison Officer (FLO) for Essex. I’m based in Colchester and work on behalf of the Portable Antiquities Scheme, whose role it is to record archaeological items found by members of the public, and put them on an online, free-to-access...Read More
From Papercuts to Databases
Hello! I'm Izzy, the Collections Information Officer from Ipswich Museums. From events and exhibitions to loans and acquisitions, as the Collections Information Officer, I get to do a wide variety of things in the Museum. Over the last few months I have been working...Read More
Project Officer and Proud!
Hello there, My name’s Lib and I've written the odd blog post in the past for The Training Museum. For two years my role involved looking after our Trainees, which meant there was never a dull moment! The majority had never considered working in museums before, but...Read More