Getting involved at St Fagan's Museum
Getting involved at St Fagan's Museum

Museums, libraries and archives

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Why communities are essential to sharing the stories of Pride

These significant and inclusive events raise the profile of all sorts of LGBT+ lived experiences, celebrate activism and build stronger alliances. They increasingly involve people of all ages, cultures and faiths in publicly sharing differing identities. Alongside Stonewall’s 50th anniversary this

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Secrets of the archives

From the unusual to the humorous, the heartfelt to the heart-wrenching, these examples demonstrate the wealth of stories held in archives around the UK. Hopefully they'll inspire you to get out and explore your own local archive! Egg-dispensing machine on Umberleigh railway station, 1972. Credit:

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What heritage means to me: Dr Robert Whan

Dr Robert Whan is Keeper of Armagh Robinson Library, the oldest public library in Northern Ireland and an accredited museum. He told us about his love of history.

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What heritage means to me: David Anderson

In celebration of St Fagans National Museum of History and the largest grant ever given by the HLF in Wales, here’s the Museum’s Director General sharing with us what heritage means to him.

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What heritage means to me: Nick Merriman

This weekend sees the opening of the Horniman Museum's new World Gallery, made possible by a £3.3million grant from HLF. To celebrate, we spoke to the museum's Chief Executive, Nick Merriman, about what heritage means to him.

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Superlative museum specimens

It's International Museum Day on 18 May. To celebrate, we got in touch with some of the 1,100+ National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported museums to find out about their most weird, wonderful and significant objects.

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Lost and found in books

To celebrate World Book Day, we got in touch with some of our grantees whose projects have involved books, and asked them for anecdotes about the most interesting things they’ve ever found inside a book.

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What heritage means to me: Carmen Talbot

As we commemorate 100 years since some women won the right to vote in the UK, Carmen Talbot, the project coordinator for the Rebellious Sounds Archive, tells us what heritage means to her.