'Are you ready for adventure?' asks Alice Mannion from the Association of Community Rail Partnerships as she takes us round the regions by rail.….
Tunbridge Wells in 6 remarkable objects
Did you know that Tunbridge Wells was once considered a 'frontier town'? That it was the first to create a town wide phone system? That the museum mascot is a….
Introducing…The Festival of Archaeology
From the glamor of Indiana Jones to the iconic stripy jumpers of Time Team’s Mick Aston, archaeology is full of icons and thrilling adventures. But it’s not….
Introducing…Historic Pools of Britain
Lovers of lidos - rejoice! A new guide is being launched this weekend, highlighting our outstanding outdoor pools. As I have fond childhood memories of splashing….
Wellcome Collection – a library for the incurably curious
The Wellcome Collection has been a source of intrigue and delight for me for many years. Through it I've discovered fascinating things from Mexican miracle paintings….
A cuppa with a Craftivist – in conversation with Sarah Corbett
When the world seems particularly grey, daydreaming provides an escape… but it can also be the spark which starts something that changes worlds, be….
Gentleman Jack and Shibden Hall
If you haven’t heard of Anne Lister of Shibden Hall (aka Gentleman Jack) then you’re missing a treat of a tale. The BBC is about to air a new series….
The RSA - a coffeehouse for the common good
I recently discovered the ultimate coffeehouse down the road from our office. An 'Enlightenment' coffeehouse - a place designed to incubate ideas….
Manchester’s Fight for Freedom: The John Rylands Library and the Peterloo Massacre
SNEAK PREVIEW! Next week a fascinating and deeply moving exhibition will open at the stunning John Rylands Library in Manchester. Drawing on their collection, it marks….