“Too young” to visit?

It wasn’t so long ago that The News reported that one in five children in the United Kingdom had never visited a museum. There was the corresponding statistic of parents saying they “did not think their child would be interested.” God forbid they ask them to find out. Now, museums can be tricky beasts when…

Come Fly With Me

I said that one of my New Years’ Resolutions was to visit the smaller kind of museum, the quirkier kind that people might not notice. So far I haven’t really been able to do that. Mainly, that has been due to work or some other commitment but this week I had a very rare day…

Her Maj: 60 Years of Un-Official Portraits of the Queen

When it came to naming this exhibition, the curators of the Cartoon Museum had a bit of an issue. Her Maj was put together to celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Liz 2.0 (or 1.0 if you live in Scotland…), but it seems that the Palace is preventing people from using the words ‘Diamond’ and ‘Jubilee’…