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West Stow Small Finds project highlights the little details

West Stow Small Finds project highlights the little details

Posted on 19th April 2016

Work on the West Stow Small Finds digitisation project has highlighted the attention paid to small details in Anglo-Saxon life. Among the objects that have been re...
Bury St Edmunds

Bury St Edmunds' Landmarks to get New Year makeover - in LEGO!

Posted on 8th January 2016

Moyse's Hall Museum and Abbey Gate are to be painstakingly recreated in the legendary Danish brick to coincide with the forthcoming Brick City exhibition, which opens on Saturday 16 January at Moyse's Hall Museum. Brick City, a national touring exhibition which features over 60 famous landmarks f...
Upgrade will enable Moyse

Upgrade will enable Moyse's Hall Museum to display national treasures

Posted on 21st December 2015

Moyse's Hall Museum, part of St Edmundsbury Borough Council’s Heritage Service, has been successful in its bid for a Capital Grant of £23,300 to make the upgrades needed to display national treasures in the heart of Bury St Edmunds. ...
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village has seen some new developments thanks to the efforts of two work placement students who joined us over the summer.

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village has seen some new developments thanks to the efforts of two work placement students who joined us over the summer.

Posted on 9th October 2015

Samantha Jenkins and Michael Place, Master’s students from the University of Leicester, have spent their summers working in Collections and Educational Resources at West Stow to expand upon what the site has to offer to the public and enhance accessibility to the multi-period history held in its col...
Work placement students give a boost to the West Stow Small Finds Archive

Work placement students give a boost to the West Stow Small Finds Archive

Posted on 20th September 2015

Two work placement students from the University of Leicester, Samantha Jenkins and Michael Place, have been working on improving West Stow’s Small Finds Archive over the summer. The Archive is a collection of smaller objects found on the site during the excavation in 1965-1972. From repacking and la...
Proposed West Stow campsite

Proposed West Stow campsite

Posted on 21st August 2015

See the West Stow campsite proposal, and have your questions answered... 9.45am, Saturday 22 August at the West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Education Room...
Darth Vader To Visit Bury St Edmunds Sci-fi Exhibition

Darth Vader To Visit Bury St Edmunds Sci-fi Exhibition

Posted on 16th October 2014

Light sabers at the ready as one of Hollywood’s most famous movie villains stays a whole weekend!
Your Local Museum Needs You!

Your Local Museum Needs You!

Posted on 29th September 2014

New Moyse’s Hall Museum 'Pot Luck' history project will tell the moving stories of local people during the Great War. Moyse’s is appealing for help in putting together its most ambitious ‘Pot Luck’ to date: ‘Pot Luck’ - The Great War aims to tell the story of WWI through the lives of real, everyday ...
First Anglo-Saxon house build in nearly a decade at West Stow

First Anglo-Saxon house build in nearly a decade at West Stow

Posted on 29th September 2014

The first Anglo-Saxon house in nearly a decade is to be built at West Stow, replacing one of the original buildings put up close to 40 years ago.West Stow is a site of international a...
Dreams of Dreams: You heard it here first!

Dreams of Dreams: You heard it here first!

Posted on 2nd September 2014

Moyse’s Hall Museum Unearths Pure ‘Rock And Roll’ Gem of Local Music History. Moyse’s Hall Museum is to host to one of the most fascinating reco...