Jul 21st 2021 • Community, Highlights

River For All Project – Artist Search

The Museum of East Anglian Life’s River for All project will create a trail to bring public access to previously inaccessible woodland and river. We aim to commission artists to interpret the natural world found on the grounds. This will improve wellbeing, support lifelong learning, and help people to experience and protect nature. The Museum…

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Jul 16th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Food, Garden, Highlights

National Cherry Day

National Cherry Day Today is National Cherry Day, a day started as part of a campaign to save the British cherry. During the 20th century Britain lost 90% of its cherry orchards. It could be said that this is due to international imports accounting for the majority of the fruit sold here. Considering the cheaper…

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May 25th 2021 • Highlights

Your day at the museum

YOUR DAY AT THE MUSEUM   Have you checked out our programme of daily talks and tours around the site? There’s lots for you to get involved in when you visit. Remember all our tickets last 12 months, so you can come back and enjoy a different tour on your next visit!   11.30 Have…

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Apr 30th 2021 • Uncategorized

Museum reopens

The Museum and the Osier Cafe reopen once again on Tuesday 18 May and we’re excited to welcome you back. People can only meet in groups of up to 6 people, or as a group of 2 households/bubbles (unless an exemption applies). Social distancing should be maintained between people who do not live together or…

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Apr 15th 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Highlights

Virtual Tour: Darwin’s Mentor: Walking With Henslow 

  Did you miss the Henslow exhibition? Why not take a look at this virtual tour to share and celebrate the wonderful exhibition that was Darwin’s Mentor: Walking With Henslow. We encourage you to pause the video as you go along to learn more about the exhibits.  This exhibition focuses on the life of John…

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Apr 2nd 2021 • Highlights

Museum receives grant from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

The Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Suffolk has received a grant of £165,105 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to help the organisation recover and reopen. More than £300 million has been awarded to thousands of cultural organisations across the country including the Museum of East Anglian Life in the latest…

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Feb 20th 2021 • Food, Highlights

Museum staff ‘prove’ real bread is best.

During the 2021 lockdown, staff from the Museum of East Anglian Life in Stowmarket, Suffolk have taken to their kitchens to brush up on their bread-making skills. With plans underway to restore the onsite watermill to working order, members from across the team have been getting ready to celebrate Real Bread Week 2021 by sharing…

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Feb 12th 2021 • Community, Highlights

Tree Trail

Whilst you’re out on your daily exercise, why not have a go at our self-guided Tree Trail? Take in the beautiful surroundings as you walk from tree to tree, learning something new along the way. Use the directions and map to discover our 15 favourite trees. Pick up a copy in the museum shop, or…

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