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May 2017

Volunteer at Muncaster in 2017!

2017-05-08T10:54:24+00:00 Building Manager's Blog, Hot News, Castle Curators Diary, Falconers Diary, Gardener's Diary, Latest News|

The last 12 months have been amazing, exciting and extremely rewarding but we could never have achieved so much progress without the help of our fabulous Volunteers. In the Castle itself, because of the gift of their time, Volunteers have been able to help catalogue, transcribe, research and conserve the artefacts of Muncaster. We are [...]

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Rocking Horse Renovations

2017-04-14T09:00:25+00:00 Castle Curators Diary, Latest News|

Here is Angela the amazing upholsterer, who has been working on various upholstery projects at the Castle over the last while, doing more amazing heritage restoration work on one of several antique rocking horses here. Originally designed to teach children how to ride, this one is very old. It was in poor repair having [...]

April 2017

Library Refurbishment – Final Post

2017-05-05T14:13:11+00:00 Building Manager's Blog, Latest News|

The final post (sorry for the delay),  for the Library job saw Jeff and I lay up and trowel off the lime skim coat on the repaired section of plaster,   The last coats of paint were applied to the walls, while Daniel gilded the very last star...   Then following the scaffold being removed, we re-hung all [...]