Posts by Sarah Holloway
Let’s Bake! A rummage through the National Trust’s collections
Check the cupboards and choose your weapon - will you go for a hollow glass rolling pin, a prickly baker's docker or this trim little creature?! Yes, we're….
Untapped Tales - whisky galore!
Who's the woman behind this iconic label and why might you order a drop of Foggie Moss? For these stories, and a thousand more, we're hopping across the….
International Travellers – pioneering women who worked at sea
From stewardesses who survived the Titanic, to the engineer who helped her ship out run an enemy plane. The remarkable lives of pioneering working women who went to sea….
Hidden Histories…a story of belonging
Digging into the past can be a muddy job, and not just for the archaeologists! Untangling the threads of who wrote what, and what each object means, how that may have….
Take 5 with the Team
Well here we are, back from the winter break, poised, catlike, on the festival path for 2021. Flexibility is the key word, so we can leap in whatever direction is needed….
5 Fascinating Finds from East Surrey Museum
Did you know that a mysterious crocodile lurks in a corner of a museum in Caterham? Just one of nearly 10,000 curious treasures in a collection watched over by a merry….
Christmas in the Square
"How to fill the void left by the absence of Mulled wine and Parched peas was our key dilemma" - Patricia Harrison, from Friends of Winckley Square, Preston introduces….
The H Factor
From the buildings around us and the paths we walk to the food we eat, the crafts we practise and the stories we share, heritage is an intrinsic part of our lives. It….
Curious Tales from Weird Norfolk
A silent sentinel, a cursed goat's head and a whispering witch.... yes, the nights are drawing in and soon it will be All Hallow’s Eve - a perfect….