"I can’t believe that our first collections blog went live in February 2022!
During my Christmas break I’ve been looking back at the blog and reflecting on some of the stories surrounding the work we accomplished in 2022."
We’ve previously written about the hardships of life for the men of the Mary Rose in Tudor England, but what about the times when people were able to have a holiday and celebrate?
Most of what we consider "Christmas" comes from the Victorians, but the Tudors had their own Christmas traditions too. How many do you know?
Even though it has been nearly 500 years since the Mary Rose last set sail, the ship is still moving. Such movement is to be expected and it is down to the conservators at the Mary Rose to monitor and understand this movement, ensuring that it remains under control. Working...
Christmas is rapidly approaching, and you've got a Tudor fanatic to buy for! Fortunately, we've got a few gift ideas to make their festive season, as well as help support our work looking after the Mary Rose!
Or you can just buy them for yourself. We won't judge.
Hands-on sensory learning is a common feature of modern museums and staff work hard to make things as accessible as possible. Our research into the barriers to visiting museums shows some teachers are concerned about bringing pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) out of school. This blog will...