Ka-Pow! Superheroes in Museums

It’s always the quiet ones you should watch out for; the ones that are often described as ‘mild-mannered’ in particular. You never know what they might be keeping to themselves. It could be nothing, or it could be a double-life as a super-powered crime fighter complete with colourful tights, a cool car and maybe even…

Having a Giraffe

You may have noticed that the Horniman Museum’s  most famous resident, their over stuffed and much loved Walrus is off on his holidays. In fact, I mentioned it in a previous post. The question for quite some time was “What on earth are the Horniman going to do to fill that space?” Usually when an object…

Object Stories at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

“Brighton and Hove,” the new Object Stories trail at the Brighton Museum & Art Gallery tells us, “is often referred to as the gay capital of the UK.” With that status in mind, this new trail explores objects in the museum with a link to the history of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Trans) community….

Cover Story: The Radio Times at 90

The Radio Times is a beloved British Institution, up there – I’m sure- with the Monarchy and drinking tea. This year sees The Radio Times turning ninety, and what better way to look back at nearly a century’s worth of history than with an exhibition at The Museum of London ? For those of you who…