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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...

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The Armistice Recorded in Personal Diaries

The regimental archive of the Somerset Light Infantry, held at the Somerset Heritage Centre, contains two personal soldier diaries which record the Armistice. Both were...

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After the ArmisticeThe Somerset Battalions

The Battalions of the Somerset Light Infantry served across the globe during the First World War, from Ireland, to the Western Front, to the Middle...

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Explore YourArchives II

For Explore Your Archives we’re going behind-the-scenes with our conservator Rebecca to find out a little more about the project to conserve the political papers of...

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Explore YourArchives I

For Explore Your Archives we're going behind-the-scenes with our archivist Eve to find out a little more about the day job. This varied role includes...

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West Somerset College StudentsCentenary Exhibition

Students from West Somerset College are working with The Museum of Somerset on a new exhibition to mark one hundred years since the end of...

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Milepost Restoration

A project is underway to save the surviving Bristol Trust Turnpike Mileposts along the A38, from East Brent to Churchill Rocks.  The Grade II listed...

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Glastonbury MuseumWins Award

The successful redevelopment of Somerset Rural Life Museum in Glastonbury has been recognised with two awards. The Museum re-opened in June 2017 following extensive redevelopment...

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New Acquisition

Thanks to the kindness and fundraising efforts of a group from Montacute, the South West Heritage Trust has been able to acquire two diaries of...

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Book Launch: DrawingSomerset’s Past

Time Team artist, Victor Ambrus' new book ‘Drawing Somerset’s Past: An Illustrated Journey Through History’ is to be published in October in association with the...

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Digital Preservation

Somerset and Devon Archives collect documents in all sorts of formats: from vellum and parchment to books and, of course, paper. Increasingly, though, records come...

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The LuttrellCollection

Archivists in Somerset have begun the complex and weighty task of listing The Luttrell Collection, to better improve access to the collection. As the second...