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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Sep 22nd 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Heritage, Highlights, Volunteering

Dialect and Heritage Volunteers

Dialect and Heritage Volunteers Do you mash, soak or brew your tea? Have you ever seen a billywitch, bishy barnabee, harnser, hodmedod or tiddlywink? Have you ever wondered how dialects…

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Aug 31st 2021 • Collections & Exhibitions, Community, Highlights, Trainees & Internships

Dining With Pride – A Trainee’s Perspective

Hi, I am Eve, a Skills for the Future trainee at the Museum of East Anglian Life. I had a part in putting together our temporary exhibition: Dining With Pride,…

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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…

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