This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.
LGBT History Month: Quentin Crisp
Posted on: 23rd February 2018 By:
Quentin Crisp (born Denis Pratt on Christmas Day, 1908) was an English writer, actor, and raconteur. He changed his name in his early twenties after he left the family home in Sutton and moved to London where he felt free to...
LGBT History Month: Edy Craig
Posted on: 2nd February 2018 By:
Edith Ailsa Geraldine Craig (1869 – 1947), daughter of the famous Victorian actor Ellen Terry and architect/archaeologist Edward William Godwin, was a prolific theatre director, producer, costume designer and early pioneer of the women's suffrage movement in England. Born in Gusterwoods Common,...
#Vote100: Celebrating the Women of St Albans
Posted on: 26th January 2018 By:
2018 is an important year for equality anniversaries. In 1918 the Representation of the People Act was passed, which extended the vote to all men over 21, and to some groups of women over 30. The 6th February 2018 marks the 100th...