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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...

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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...

Project

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...