One of the objectives of ‘The Last Goodbye’ learning resource is to share with students an essence of the multiple perspectives and cultural intersections involved in World War 1. Any local entry point on our World War 1 Explorer map can be used as a starting place for journeying outRead More →

Do history, heritage and museum collections have value in the school curriculum for enabling students to explore themes around social justice and global citizenship? This is a question we are experimenting with in our pioneering partnership with Gosport and Fareham Multi-Academy Trust. Their innovative social action – based curriculum givesRead More →

Since the start of April 2020, we have been virtually travelling the world, one country at a time to visit many of the planet’s unique UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During this time of pandemic, everyone’s ability to travel in reality is significantly curtailed; as a result our carbon footprint isRead More →

Museum collections around the world contain cultural artefacts and natural history specimens acquired during the C19th and C20th from places now designated as World heritage Sites. Here at The Earth Museum we have a vision that one day it may be possible at the very least to digitally repatriate theseRead More →

Angkor Wat is an international icon, made famous by a heady cocktail of inherent character, French imperial and archaeological fascination, World Heritage Site Status, and a dose of Lara Croft and Tomb Raider. It has also been a contested site throughout history tied into local identity, community and ecology. ItRead More →

105 years ago, this week, British, Commonwealth, French and Turkish soldiers were in the midst of conflict at Suvla Bay on the Gallipoli Peninsula. One of these was Walter Ormonde Minns, who served with the Isle of Wight Rifles. This guest contribution by descendant, Nick Ormonde Minns, commemorates everyone whoRead More →