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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.

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Future of NortonHillfort secured

The ancient hillfort at Norton Fitzwarren has been secured for future generations to enjoy.

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Devon ArchivesClosed Week

The annual closure period gives the Devon Archive team a great opportunity to undertake larger projects that they would not be able to tackle during...

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LGBT History Week

Local Studies Librarian Kate and Archivist Eve recently attended Outing the Past hosted by Taunton Library as part of LGBT History Month. The event included...

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Somerset ArchivesClosed Week

Our annual Closed Period in January provides an opportunity to undertake larger projects that we would not have the time or space to tackle during...

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Archaeological Sites At Risk

Latest climate change predictions for the UK look like bad news for internationally-important wetland archaeology on the Somerset Levels and Moors. Sites such as the...

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Historic PaintingRestored

An historic painting of Kingston St Mary has been gifted to the South West Heritage Trust, following restoration work. The oil painting, which is unsigned, shows...

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Takeover Day Staplegrove Primary School

Staplegrove Primary School Year 5 Takeover Day 2018 Today Staplegrove Church School took part in Takeover day at the Somerset Heritage Centre. This about how...