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Michelle Paver at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Wolf Brother author Michelle Paver visits COAM

Wolf Brother author Michelle Paver helps literacy come alive at Chiltern Open Air Museum Author of Wolf Brother, Michelle Paver came to Chiltern Open Air Museum in May to launch a new Wolf Brother literacy theme day. She chatted with school children about how she created her stories telling them tales of her own experiences meeting

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Out in the Museum Arable Fields

April – July 2016 Right back at the beginning of April, I helped sow a crop of rye on two acres of our arable fields, which had been ploughed over the winter. We sowed the seed using our Monarch Corn Drill, made by L.R. Knapp & Co in the 1920s. Although originally it was designed

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WWI Nissen Hut

The Nissen Hut

We were overwhelmed with the support that we received during our social media campaign to find us a WWI Nissen Hut. Infact we found 2! We’re in the process of seeking funds to re-erect our newest additions, which we hope to rebuild and interpret respectively as a WWI Nissen Hut and WWII-style NAAFI during the

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Ticket selling volunteer

Measuring Volunteering

At the end of June I attended a workshop called Measuring Volunteers: From Inputs to Impact. This was hosted by Museum of London, Docklands – a museum I hadn’t been to before. As someone who works at a collection of historic buildings, I thought they could have made more of their fantastic building – I

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