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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.

LGBT History Month: Quentin Crisp

Posted on: 23rd February 2018 By:

LGBT History Month: Quentin Crisp

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...

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LGBT History Month: Edy Craig

Posted on: 2nd February 2018 By:

LGBT History Month: Edy Craig

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,...

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