‘History Begins at Home’ is a new national campaign which aims to connect people through conversations about history and to capture and then share these conversations, memories and stories through the campaign’s Facebook page and Twitter. The idea behind the campaign is to encourage family members of different generations to connect or re-connect by discovering … Continue reading Connecting families and creating history during COVID-19 and beyond
FindersKeepers 2009-2016: job done!
Our home-based volunteer project, FindersKeepers, has finally reached its goal! That means that our entire stock of catalogue lists is available online. Or to put it another way, there are no remaining archive collections with catalogue lists that you can only check by looking at a paper copy in our searchroom. Credit for this achievement … Continue reading FindersKeepers 2009-2016: job done!
Lights, camera, action!
Last week a film crew and two presenters from BBC TV's 'Restoration Home' - Dr Kate Williams, and Kieran Long - braved the snow to spend the day here, filming records that tell the story of 'The Elms' in North Wingfield. Our temporary premises at The Creche are much smaller than our own building in … Continue reading Lights, camera, action!