Monthly Archives: March 2012

Morning spent in the biological spirit collection

This morning myself and Kate (Sherburn- Curatorial Assistant Zoology) topped up the alcohol in some of the invertebrates stored in the biological spirit collections.  Jenny (Discombe- Conservator) had told us that they were last replenished with alcohol around 5 years … Continue reading

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Visit to Wigan library and Waterstones

On Friday I visited Wigan library and Waterstones (in Wigan) to reserach the way people use the space in reference to the new ‘Nature’s library’ gallery being planned at Manchester Museum.  Here’s how I got on… Wigan library opened in … Continue reading

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New blog: trainee biological curator

  Hello.  My name is Andrew Lawton and this is my first blog as a trainee biological curator at Manchester Museum.  This is the second day of my internship and I’m already feeling excited by what the next twelve months will bring.  … Continue reading

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