Listening Bench

A set of eight listening benches are being installed by the Essex Record Office across Essex this summer, including this one at Saffron Walden Museum. These benches tell stories and play recordings of local history past and present, through in-built speakers. The benches are part of You Are Hear: sound and a sense of place,… Read More »

National Insect Week

It’s National Insect Week! Celebrated from the 20 June to the 26 June 2016, National Insect Week, organised by the Royal Entomological Society, encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects. There are over 24,000 species of insects in the United Kingdom, with hundreds of species to be found in almost every garden… Read More »