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August, 2013 Monthly archive

Putting together films inspired by our collections to feature in the First World War galleries

As part of Transforming IWM London, two summer school projects were launched this August focusing on the physical and psychological impacts of the First World War.

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The Young Reporters learn the tools of the conservation trade

After being interviewed by the Young Reporters for their radio broadcasts, it was great to have them return to visit me in the Conservation Laboratory and spend some time learning more about what I do as an Object Conservator at IWM.

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The Young Reporters learn how to identify insect pests

In early July I led two conservation workshops about insect pests for the Young Reporters project.

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The Young Reporters in the conservation workshop

As part of Transforming IWM London I was asked to participate in the Young Reporters project involving Year 5 pupils from two local schools – Archbishop Sumner School and Oasis Academy Johanna.

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IWM London now – partially – reopen

Last week IWM London partially re-opened. If you’ve been following this blog you’ll know that we are transforming IWM London to mark the Centenary of the First World War in 2014, creating new spaces and new ways for you to explore our unique collections.

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Earlier this week IWM London partially re-opened!  Here’s a sneak peak at what’s been happening behind the scenes during our temporary closure.

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