Jul 18th 2022 • Highlights

Summer at the Food Museum

The Summer has arrived and the Food Museum has something for everyone to enjoy. During the Summer holidays, we have a programme packed with hands-on cooking workshops, including: Throughout August…

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Jul 5th 2022 • Community, Heritage, Volunteering

Trustees sought for The Food Museum, Suffolk

The Food Museum (formerly the Museum of East Anglian Life), in Stowmarket, Suffolk is seeking new trustees with museum, arts, or heritage management experience to join the Board at this…

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Mar 22nd 2022 • Community, Heritage, Highlights, Industry

The Museums That Make Us

With exciting change underway as we transition to becoming the Food Museum, we were thrilled to be asked to appear in a new series for BBC Radio Four, presented by…

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Mar 22nd 2022 • Community, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

Jubilant! Mini Youth Arts & Culture Festival 2022- Monday 4 – Sunday 17 July

Jubilant! is a FREE two-week mini festival taking place in Stowmarket and celebrating the creativity of local school children and young people. Over the summer term a specially commissioned team…

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Mar 16th 2022 • Collections & Exhibitions, Heritage, Highlights

News from the Watermill

Alton Watermill is currently being restored and is due to reopen in mid-2022. Collections and Interpretation Manager Lisa Harris updates us on the work that has been taking place and…

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Feb 10th 2022 • Community, Food, Highlights

Green shoots at the new Food Museum with Linbury support

Suffolk’s Food Museum, has received a four-year grant award from the Linbury Trust of £160,000 which will fund an exciting and ambitious new plan for outreach, learning and engagement activities.…

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Feb 3rd 2022 • Community, Highlights

Food Stories

 The Food Museum is going on the road! From April to June 2022, we are touring our exhibition ‘Food Stories’ to communities across East Anglia. We’ll be launching the tour…

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Jan 3rd 2022 • Community, Highlights, Trainees & Internships


Opportunities for 18-24-year-olds About Kickstart Kickstart is a Government scheme to create new job placements for under 24 year-olds on Universal Credit at this time of high youth employment. The…

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