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An interactive game collecting world objects to curate your exhibition Read More
Humpback Whale

Voyage to the Arctic: A Whaler's Tale

Find out about Hull's Whaling Heritage! Read More
Two children researching a map

Documenting our Past

Learn how to become a local historian by researching old documents Read More
Painting of a slave

Breaking Chains - Sheffield Civil Rights

Changes campaigning can make and how they can affect us today Read More
Three Victorian boys

Victorian Voices

Children's voices about working conditions in Victorian Sheffield Read More

Home Front - the civilian war effort

How children contributed to the war effort Read More
Painting of beggar girls

Hidden Stories, Slavery and Barnsley

Barnsley, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Stereotypes Read More
Boy through a window

Thornbury Primary's Grand Trunk Road project

Exhibitions can support a creative curriculum Read More
Woman in a truck along the Grand Trunk Road

The Grand Trunk Road - Behind the Scenes

Stories, video clips and pictures about a journey to collect stories Read More
1950s cook book

Food in the 1950s

Discover what people grew, cooked and ate in post-WW2 Yorkshire Read More
Young man tuning family radio during leisure time in the home during the 1950s

Family Life in the 1950s

What life was like for families and children in the 1950s Read More
Engraving of Elizabeth Fry

The Quakers: Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things

Investigate historical campaigns to inspire modern active citizenship Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 1

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More
Two Hull trawlermen

Local Heroes: Hull's Trawlermen

Find out about Hull's rich fishing heritage Read More
Victorian families at a soup kitchen

Victorian Values - Citizenship and Local Democracy

Helping the needy and Electoral reform in Victorian Sheffield Read More
Victorian policeman turning children away from a soup kitchen

Victorian Values - Crime and Punishment

Examine real life cases from Victorian Sheffield using archive records Read More
A Romany vardo with painted decoration

Tradition and storytelling in Romany life

Romany language and culture Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 3

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More

WWI Preston Free Buffet

Refreshments on the station for sailors and soldiers Read More
Refugee doll

German Refugee's Doll

One lady's special reminder of her childhood before WWII Read More
Engraving of Victorian children

Through a Victorian Child's Eye

How home and school life was for Victorian children in Huddersfield Read More
Alorese bronze drum

Alorese Bronze Drum

Indonesian drums as marriage payments Read More
Pad saddle

Cree Native American Saddle

Ceremonial Pad Saddle from the Day Star Reserve in Canada Read More
Seagull heart with pins sticking in it

Seagull Heart with Pins

A charm thought to ward off evil witches' spells Read More
M&S chocolate covered Swiss Rolls package

M&S Food Technology

Shop bought versus 'hand-made' in the 1950s Read More
M&S Percy Pig sweets package

M&S Convenience Food

Food revolutions of the 1960s and 1970s Read More
M&S archive-inspired biscuit tin design

M&S Biscuit Tins

Biscuit tin designs from 'retro' to modern Read More
M&S Staff welfare pioneer Flora Solomon

M&S Making a Mark - Flora Solomon

Champion of M&S staff welfare Read More
Photo of mobile dental surgery c.1915

WWI Mobile Dental Surgery

Providing dental treatment to soldiers fighting in France Read More
Gold pocket watch from 1914

Joseph W Giardelli's WWI Pocket Watch Case

Sent from his colleagues at the Royal Mint in 1914 Read More

The Loyal North Regiment

Heavy losses at the WWI Battle of Festubert Read More
West African Horse Headdress

West African Horse Headdress

African and Arabic cultures meet in Northern Nigeria Read More
M&S logo on a carrier bag

M&S Birth of a Brand - Carrier Bags

Who would have thought carrier bags had such a history! Read More
Inside Leeds City Art Gallery

Being an Art Detective

Investigating artworks and the role of the artist Read More
Drawing of two people stretching cloth

Craft Made From Graft

Life and working conditions during the Industrial Revolution Read More
17th Century Scolds Bridle

Scold's Bridle - justice for women 400 years ago?

A punishment for 'troublesome' women over 400 years ago Read More
Factory rules poster from Thomas Ainsworth and Sons Cotton Mill, Preston, 1840s.

British Values in Action: Protest and Punishment

Exploring a historical example of a protest by workers Read More
Flag for the sailors and soldiers free buffet at Preston

British Values in Action: Tea for the Troops

This resource explores a historical example of local volunteering Read More
Lead mining in the Dales

Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales

Lead mining, a major industry in the Northern Pennines 1650 to 1900 Read More
Detail from a painting of William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce

Find out about Hull's most famous son Read More
Woman working at a machine in a textiles factory in Leeds

Working in the 1950s

Take a glimpse at what it was like to work in Yorkshire in the 1950s Read More
WW1 St Dunstan's collection box

Blind Veterans of the First World War

How a new charity was founded in WW1 to help blinded ex-servicemen Read More
Fenella, the Holmfirth Tiger

The Holmfirth Tiger

The story of a circus tiger reared in Holmfirth, in the 1940s Read More
Gift tin of chocolate sent to York servicemen at Christmas WW1

York Chocolate Sent to WWI Soldiers

Raising soldiers' morale during Christmas 1914 Read More
A painting depicting the Preston by-election of 1862.

British Values in Action: Votes for Working Men

Exploring the development of democracy in Britain Read More
Hull Hebrew Communal School 1990

The Jewish Community in Hull

A local history study of social and cultural change Read More
Archive photo of M&S in-store display of fresh pears

M&S 1930s Food Displays

Food retailing between the Wars Read More
The grand staircase inside Endcliffe Hall, Sheffield

Victorian Values - Diversity

Use census records to examine Sheffield's Victorian population origins Read More
Image from Yong's China Quest

Yong's China Quest adventure game Level 2

Adventure game about Chinese history from 500 BCE to the Olympics Read More
Children maypole dancing

Entertainment and Hobbies in the 1950s

Find out what people did in their spare time in the 1950s Read More
1950s magazine cover

Fashion in the 1950s

What did people wear in the 1950s? Who were the icons of the time? Read More
Campaign make an impact logo

Campaigners Make an Impact in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Using Yorkshire's History to Change Your World Read More
Museum staff c.1878

Victorian Museum at Nottingham Castle

Discover how and why a new gallery was created in the Victorian times Read More
Because there is no Plan B t-shirt

M&S Making a Mark - Plan A

Recycling, waste reduction, sustainability and ethical trading Read More

WWI Prisoners of War from Lancashire Regiments

Parcels sent to British POWs in Germany Read More
Victorian funeral cortege

Victorian Values - Health and Environment

Living conditions, disease and sanitation in Victorian Sheffield Read More
Alorese bronze drum

Alorese Bronze Drum

Indonesian drums as marriage payments Read More

Ship's Log of The Diana

The sad account of a Victorian whaling ship Read More
Detail of the Rudston Venus Mosaic

Rudston Venus Mosaic

From a 4thC Roman Villa discovered in East Yorkshire Read More

WWI Food Shortages and Rationing

The Women's Land Army - feeding the Home Front! Read More
Jewish refugees newly arrived in Hull

Jewish Emigration to Britain

Local history study of Hull’s Jewish community Read More

Dick Kerr's Ladies FC

One of the earliest women's football teams in England Read More
Shop front of M&S Cheshire Oaks Eco Store

M&S Cheshire Oaks Eco Store

From Penny Bazaar to flagship Eco store Read More

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