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Looking Back atHarvest Time

Gathering the harvest was the most important activity of the food and farming year.

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The Last Potters ofDonyatt

A guest blog by artist Andrea Oke about a new animation that tells the story of the Donyatt potters from South Somerset.

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Somerset and thePeterloo Massacre

Discover Somerset's surprising connection to the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

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Stephen MossRecommends

Author Stephen Moss shares his favourite wildlife reads about the nature of ‘local patches’.

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A Pavement of Poems

Guest blog by poet technologist Christopher Jelley about the invisible poetry Exmoor pupils have created!

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Young PeopleInspired by Crafts

An animation and ceramics created by young people will go on display at Somerset Rural Life Museum.

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Conserving theSidmouth Papers

Find out how we saved the most nationally significant collection held within the Devon archives.

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May Day

May Day has long been a day for welcoming the spring and to celebrate new life, fertility and renewal.

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The Art of Education

Education was an issue close to the heart of the the modernist artist Doris Hatt whose work is on display at The Museum of Somerset.

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Storywalks at theMuseum of Somerset

A guest blog by poet technologist Christopher Jelley about an initiative that is fostering children's curiosity about history.

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Life and Death inIron Age Somerset

The results of an archaeological research project with Cardiff University have greatly enhanced our understanding of Iron Age Somerset.

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Roman Redecoration

Volunteers have been developing their artistic skills by recreating Roman frescos.