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100 First World War Objects - Your Favourite?

21st April 2015

The Painting Noon - which can be viewed in our First World War in the Air exhibition
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Flying boats over the Western Approaches

14th April 2015

The Scilly Isles were an important base for flying boats patrolling the seas off south west Britain during the First World War
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Nothing but the maker's name...

7th April 2015

The lettering on a missile captured in the first Gulf War shows some of the problems different languages and alphabets create for...
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Developing a New Workshop

31st March 2015

Sometimes workshop development does not always go has the initial plan starts out. Our new workshop Discovery Cases took shape almost...
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Digital Restoration of First World War Photos

24th March 2015

How images used in the First World War in the Air exhibition were tidied up to look their best.
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A question of aircraft recognition

17th March 2015

Bryan Legate explores one of the more intriguing enquiries recently received by the Department of Research
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Black Cats Art Project At Orion Primary School

12th March 2015

An volunteer's insight into an art project at Orion Primary School for the new First World War Temporary Exhibition 'Defying Gravity'.
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A Whole lot of 'Ging Gang Gooley'

9th March 2015

In her latest blog Claire Madge looks at how the Museum's London site cared for 1,000 visiting Cub Scouts
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Trolleybus to Singapore

2nd March 2015

Andy Simpson's passion for all things on rails leads him to explore artefacts related to RAF stations in Singapore.
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An object with a memory of its former life

24th February 2015

Marc Miller describes the results of conservation work that was carried out on one of the most distinctive objects in the exhibition.
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Archive viewings - Behind the scenes

18th February 2015

2014 saw our first in a now regular programme of archive viewings. This blog looks at how we prepare for the viewings and select...
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How do you teach the First World War ?

11th February 2015

In her latest blog, Claire Madge asks how as a responsible parent do you teach your children about the First World War?
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Jump, Jump John!

3rd February 2015

The Museum's Film & Sound Curator gets nostalgic over a Chipmunk
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A Lucky Drama Workshop at Orion Primary School

27th January 2015

In this blog an education volunteer India Burchell examines the work being done by local schools for our next temporary exhibition...
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Percy the parachuting penguin

23rd January 2015

In this blog we explore the amazing history behind one of our lucky charms on display at Cosford.
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