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Museum and gallery visitors soar to 49 million visitors in 2013/14...

The latest statistics for Government-sponsored museums (which enables us to enjoy free entry to permanent collections) has revealed that 49 million visits were made to the 16 museums and galleries directly funded by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport in 2013/14 – that’s a massive increase of two million from … Read more

Added: February 26, 2015Comments: 0

Kids discover that healthy eating can be surprisingly good...

Our Cafe Project Manager, Sophie Serraris, takes a look at some new research on kids and healthy eating by Wholegrain Goodness…

The importance of getting children more engaged with what they eat has been highlighted in a new survey by Wholegrain Goodness. It reveals that three in 10 primary school children (29%) think healthy eating … Read more

Added: February 26, 2015Comments: 0

Nickelodeon tests UK’s cultural knowledge – with surprising results!...

To mark the launch of the new series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Nickelodeon Network decided to test the UK’s cultural knowledge. And while 24% of Brits are interested in art, it seems there is some confusion…

The survey revealed that UK residents ‘gain’ cultural knowledge from usual places, with 11% of … Read more

Added: February 26, 2015Comments: 0

Learning disabilities report highlights lack of consistent access to museums, galleries and art...

Claire Madge works with many of our Manifesto supporters. She volunteers on the Horniman Museum Access Panel (our joint 2013 Family Friendly Museum winner) helping to make the museum more accessible for visitors with autism. She is currently Blogger in Residence at the RAF Museum for their … Read more

Added: February 17, 2015Comments: 0

Historic Royal Palaces search for young storytellers in Nationwide competition...

This half term, why not encourage your child to get creative?

During National Storytelling Week, Historic Royal Palaces launched a story-competition inspired by King Henry VIII’s Royal Progress tour.

When King Henry VIII left Hampton Court Palace on Royal Progress, he was in search of music, feasting and frivolity in every town he … Read more

Added: February 13, 2015Comments: 0

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