Winter with Wintercomfort

“It’s something to look forward to – and that’s so important….” Wintercomfort are a Cambridge charity who support people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes  – offering vital welfare services but also excellent opportunities for learning and development. Each month a group from Wintercomfort visits the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Visits are advertised at the… Read full article

Curiosities at the Bedside

Ruth Clark reflects on a new partnership between the University of Cambridge Museums and the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit. Starting in May 2017, two days a month the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been going to the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit with curious, historic, fascinating and sometimes just beautiful things from their collections. Moving around the wards, from bedside… Read full article

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices at the Fitzwilliam

With support from charity Children and the Arts’ Start Hospice programme, the Fitzwilliam Museum has partnered with East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in Milton, Cambridgeshire for 5 years. This article shares experiences of the programme so far and explains how the Museum and Hospice are planning to continue to work together in the future. Children & the Arts‘ programme Start… Read full article