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September 2016

August 2016

A very big “Thank You” to our fabulous Textile Volunteers.

2017-07-07T14:50:38+00:00Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

We have during August hosted a number of Textile Volunteers from as far afield as Somerset and London who spent their time conserving and caring for the amazing textile collection we have here at Muncaster Castle. Under the guidance of Jacqui Hyman and Phillipa Turnbull the ladies worked incredibly hard working on a variety of projects.  A [...]

Muncaster Castle Textile Volunteer Visit.

2017-07-07T14:50:39+00:00Castle Curators Diary|

We are once again thrilled to welcome to Muncaster Castle, Phillipa Turnbull (who together with her daughter Laura, run the Crewel Work Company), Jacqui Hyman (expert in Textile Conservation) and their amazing group of volunteers who are due to visit us again from Sunday 14th - Thursday 18th August 2016. This dedicated group of volunteers [...]

July 2016

Mystery Objects at Muncaster Castle

2017-07-07T14:50:41+00:00Castle Curators Diary|

Recently we have been cataloguing many of the objects in the Castle.  Although we recognise many of the artefacts we find and understand their uses, we have uncovered a number of items that we are uncertain of what they are and what their uses were. We are putting a few of these items on display [...]