Daily Archives: February 18, 2016

Wombwell’s Travelling Menagerie: How animals have inspired art in the archives

Visits by travelling circus companies were popular and eagerly anticipated in Norwich throughout the nineteenth century. Many of the early shows were menageries which displayed many different species of animal. Early menageries to visit Norwich included Polito’s, who displayed his animals … Continue reading

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Plains, Priests, and Protest: Refugee Week in Norwich

This week is Refugee Week, and Norwich is most certainly a city of refuge. There have been many refugees in the city over the centuries and they have left their mark in many different ways.  Have you ever wondered why … Continue reading

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Opportunity to visit the Parliamentary Archives

Join our volunteer research group and you can learn how to carry out research, discover the lives of 19th century voters and help create finding aids for future searchers.

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My Parchment Training

In October 2014, I started an Institute of Conservation (ICON) Internship at the Staffordshire Archive Service. During the Internship I will be working to preserve and conserve

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