Dec 13th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Food, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

Christmas in the Collection 

Christmas in the Collection The Museum of East Anglian Life is fortunate to have a wide and varied collection, from which so many stories can be told. Perhaps you would…

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Dec 8th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Food, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

The Joys of Christmas Dinner

The Christmas season has arrived, and the museum is looking very festive and feeling rather cold! But alongside the winter weather comes a range of festive food, which some of…

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Dec 2nd 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

Festive Food Traditions- Biscuit Tins

It’s almost Christmas! No matter how you spend it, I think we can all agree that one of the most exciting parts is the delicious food we get to eat…

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Oct 19th 2021 • Community, Food, Highlights

More than Apple Crumble: Recipes for Apple Day 2021

At this year’s Apple Day celebrations we’re relishing in all the delicious ways you can prepare this incredibly versatile fruit! We’re overjoyed that food historian and writer Monica Askay will…

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Oct 16th 2021 • Community, Food, Heritage, Highlights

“Why Apples?” Fruit Identification and Food Heritage at Apple Day 2021 

Did you know that there are 2,500 types of apple in the UK?  This is why apple day exists. Established in 1991 by Common Ground London, Apple Day is a way to celebrate and raise awareness of the…

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Oct 15th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Highlights

DIALECT & HERITAGE: Do you have family from one of these East Anglian villages?

DIALECT & HERITAGE: Do you have family from one of these East Anglian villages? We are looking for people who have long family connections to the following villages listed below…

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Oct 8th 2021 • Community, Food, Highlights

A Taste of the Caribbean

To honour Black History Month, we are exploring the delights of Caribbean food. Read on to learn more about its origins, cultural influences, the culinary impact of the Windrush generation,…

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Oct 6th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Heritage, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

Read about black history

We are excited to be hosting a new temporary exhibition, Dining With U.S. Innovators: Black People Who Changed Food History. The exhibition pays tribute to the lives and accomplishments of…

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