As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with Dr Mya-Rose Craig about how she champions rural conservation and equality.
Hear from Charlotte Allchin, who plans and delivers Friday Fledglings: our weekly outdoor learning sessions for under 5s.
It’s beginning to taste a lot like Christmas! Discover the history of two Christmas staples: punch and Christmas dinner.
Explore the many collaborative creative projects and partnerships that have formed part of 51 Voices, our 70th anniversary celebrations.
The servants’ ball has had a long tradition in the country house estates of Britain and only really died out after the Second World War.
How do we tell new stories about cows, sheep, farmers and their lives led together? Read about a project that has been doing just that.
Meet Dr Rhi Smith, whose work in bringing the University of Reading’s museum collections to students and staff alike has been nominated for a Times Higher Education award!
For Halloween, discover four objects from our collection that would provide perfect utility and inspiration for any rural villain.
Learn about the creative collaborations produced with a range of different communities as part of 51 Voices, our 70th anniversary celebrations.
This January, The MERL embarked on 51 Voices, a new year-long project celebrating the museum’s seventieth anniversary in 2021. Throughout the year, we will be working with a range of writers, artists and different communities to give contemporary voice to fifty-one objects and archives in The MERL collection connected in myriad ways to our founding […]