The Past on Glass Exhibition 22 Jul-28 Aug 2016

As we enter the final months of our project, we are thrilled to be putting the finishing touches to an exhibition that will enable us not only to display this wonderful collection to the public at last, but will also put on show just the achievements of our wonderful and dedicated volunteer team.  This project…

Happy Father’s Day, 19th June

Father’s Day is commonly viewed as an occasion with its roots in commercial enterprise. In fact, its origins date back to 1910 in the United States where a woman called Sonora Smart Dodd wanted to honour her father, a veteran who had, as a single parent, raised six children on his own. Inspired by the US Mother’s day…

Exploring Image & Identity: Creative Workshops with Sutton Mencap

Up until now, the main focus of the Past on Glass project has been on getting the bulk of the material in the collection rehoused and digitised.  Our volunteers have also done some really interesting research, and we are trying to make some of that available in our weekly blog posts.  We also have an…