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Endangered crafts working with straw

Endangered Crafts

We’ve all heard of endangered animals but have you heard of endangered crafts? The UK has an amazing range of heritage skills and crafts some of which the Chilterns are known for, such as chair making, but sadly the knowledge of how to do some of these skills are becoming endangered. The Heritage Crafts Association

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Things to do in the summer holidays - meet our costumed inhabitants

Things to do in the summer holidays

The 2019 summer holidays are almost upon us and we’ve got lots planned to keep the family entertained over the summer months. Outdoor Games Trail The team have been busy creating a variety of self-led trails for our 2019 season. The trails are designed to engage children in the history and nature found around the

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Art on Prescription

Arts on Prescription

Throughout June, the Museum’s Elliott and Son’s cafe is showcasing a collection of work from the Arts on Prescription groups of Rickmansworth, which is in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire.   Since 2017, Three Rivers District Council’s leisure team have been delivering creative projects for adults living with poor mental health as part of

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Museum Inspires Author

Vix J Cooper, known as workshop leader and farm volunteer Jane at the museum, talks about how her time at COAM gave her inspiration when writing her book Crazy Pets and Secrets Revealed. She says… My senses are always given a treat by the wonderful landscape at COAM through the different seasons. This, plus time

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