Wowed by Wisbech

With the North Sea winds whipping up waves on the River Nene, this cold start to the year may seem a strange time to celebrate Wisbech. But here’s one reason – 2018 sees the start of an exciting new partnership between the Wisbech & Fenland Museum and the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Why the Wisbech & Fenland Museum? Set… Read full article

Once upon a time in Coventry….

Nicola travelled to Coventry for the Family Friendly Conference to share ideas about what makes museums ‘family friendly’. She ran a workshop on ‘Creating Stories with Museum Objects’, and heard case studies and stories from other museums around the UK. Once upon a time there lived a Museum Educator who really loved stories.  Scary stories, wordless stories, fantastical stories, life… Read full article

Presenting the Change Makers Action Group

Change is afoot in the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden. We’re proud to introduce the newly-founded Change Makers Action Group. The Change Makers Action Group is an open, democratic group of colleagues from across the University of Cambridge Museums and Botanic Garden (UCM). We aim to start a conversation about diversity and representation within the UCM and our… Read full article