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Banner conservation in action

23 December 2011

Over the last few months work taking place in our Textile Conservation Studio has been filmed.  The filming has concentrated on the conservation of one particular banner, the Amalgamated Stevedores Labour Protection League banner. Conservator Leanne Tonkin talks through some of the processes involved in conserving this banner and you can also see some of […]

Museum nominated for European Museum of the Year 2012

8 December 2011

We are delighted to announce that the museum has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award for 2012. The museum submitted an application for the award and received a visit from two of the judges earlier this year.  They were very impressed by what they saw.  We have now been nominated to […]