Monthly Archives: March 2011

Launching the Happy Museum Project

Last night was launched the Happy Museum Project. Its a provocation to museums to become more attuned to their stewardship responsibilities to their surroundings and to be more able to make their audiences happier. A paper The Happy Museum has been published and we’ll … Continue reading

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Piecing together the Bury St Edmunds Round House

The re-erection of the old Round House that stood in Bury St Edmunds Cattle Market is an intriguing component of the current redevelopment at MEAL. Built in 1864 and sometimes referred to as the Settling House, the building was used … Continue reading

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Peeling back the past in Abbot’s Hall

We’ve got the builder’s in. Over 12 months since we got our stage two pass from the Heritage Lottery Fund, construction on the Abbots’ Hall project is under way. The building works will see restoration  of the Hall, the complete … Continue reading

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