Apr 16th 2023 • Community, Highlights


Jubilant 2024 is coming this June! This year’s theme will be ‘what I ate for lunch’. The project involves a creative practitioner working with groups of students from both primary…

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Mar 21st 2023 • Fundraising, Heritage, Highlights

The Food Museum in Stowmarket awarded £1,409,600 MEND funding

The Food Museum is one of over 70 recipients of funding in the latest round of grants awarded by the Department for Culture, Media and Support and Arts Council England.…

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Jan 13th 2023 • Food, Heritage, Highlights

Food Diversity Day – Norfolk Beefing apples and how to make Norfolk biffins

As part of Food Diversity Day, 13 January 2023, we are celebrating the Norfolk Beefing variety of apple and the importance of growing and eating a wide variety of apples…

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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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