1838 Maudslay Sons and Field – Engine Shutdown

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1838 Maudslay Engine – Shutdown and Conservation.   Introduction The study of industrial archaeology and the later preservation movement has its beginnings in the early 20th century with the formation of The Sheffield Trades Societies of 1918, set up specifically…

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  • Immerse yourself in creativity and history at the River & Rowing Museum this autumn

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    When was the last time you did something just for you? Learnt something new? Created something new? At the River & Rowing Museum, we’re offering you the opportunity to have some ‘me time’, to relax, take stock and be inspired by the charming surroundings of the Museum. Our stunning location and light, spacious galleries encourageRead More

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  • Immerse yourself in creativity and history at the River & Rowing Museum this autumn

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    When was the last time you did something just for you? Learnt something new? Created something new? At the River & Rowing Museum, we’re offering you the opportunity to have some ‘me time’, to relax, take stock and be inspired by the charming surroundings of the Museum. Our stunning location and light, spacious galleries encourageRead More

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  • Immerse yourself in creativity and history at the River & Rowing Museum this autumn

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    When was the last time you did something just for you? Learnt something new? Created something new? At the River & Rowing Museum, we’re offering you the opportunity to have some ‘me time’, to relax, take stock and be inspired by the charming surroundings of the Museum. Our stunning location and light, spacious galleries encourageRead More

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  • Director’s Diary: Difference Engines and Steam Engines

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    Brunel built steam engines, so how appropriate he is named Isambard, meaning ‘man of iron’. Even more appropriate, his friend Babbage – troublesome neighbour and fractious supporter – is remembered for a computer which he called a ‘Difference Engine’. Brunel is known for his eccentric detractors like Dionysus Lardner, but his friends and supporters were […]

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  • Our 2019 Appeal: A Giant Leap – and Just a Few More Steps!

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    A Letter from our Director, Christopher Woodward I’m writing to ask for your support to finish fund-raising for the Museum we have built. We’re asking everyone who values, visits and supports the Museum to make a donation. The Museum has cost £8.2 million to build, and 96% of this cost has been met by donations. […]

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  • LFA 19 – Momentto: Collaborative Timber Project at Oxo Tower Wharf and beyond

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    Each June, London comes to life with an amazing programme of events and activities centered around celebrating the cities architectural excellence. London Festival of Architecture has something for everyone, from studio lates and debates to new commissions, competitions and tours and this years theme of ‘Boundaries’ got the cities creative juices flowing. Behind the scenes…

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  • Ladybird and Me: Alan Titchmarsh

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    To celebrate our new exhibition What to Look for in the Garden: A Ladybird Books Exhibition, we’re taking a trip down memory lane, reminiscing about the joys of discovering Ladybird books as children. First to share his ‘Ladybird and Me’ story is Garden Museum Trustee, Alan Titchmarsh: “I think my mum must have bought me […]

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