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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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Hillfort in Festivalof Archaeology

Festival of Archaeology kick starts plans for the whole community to get involved in the restoration of Norton Hillfort.

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Ceramic Residency at Rural Life Museum

This summer visitors to Somerset Rural Life Museum can discover more about the heritage craft of slipware ceramics.

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Dementia Action Weekat Somerset Museums

During Dementia Action Week (20–26 May) we are launching a new programme of events and activities for people living with dementia.

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Unveiling of WeatherVane

A weather vane in memory of Ann Heeley MBE, has been unveiled at Somerset Rural Life Museum.

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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.