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This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.

1972 TV Programme

Posted on: 17th October 2014 By: Sue Davies

Does anyone have a copy of a programme about Roman Britain that was shown on BBC One in August 1972?  Presented by Professor Barry Cunliffe, The Cradle of Britain was a series that explored the archaeology of Southern England.  According to the Radio...

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Food History Day School

Posted on: 5th October 2014 By: Sue Davies

Food History Day School

On Saturday I ran my first day school at Verulamium Museum.  I thoroughly enjoyed myself and I hope the people attending did too! The course, A Dozen People Who Changed Our Food, was part of St Albans Food...

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Key Rings

Posted on: 18th July 2014 By: Sue Davies

Key Rings

Yesterday a researcher came to examine some objects from the Roman collection.  This photo was taken as the curator gathered the objects together.  Seeing all the key rings together reminded me how brilliant the collection is.   The researcher said that they were the best collection of key rings that...

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