Wisbech’s young curators putting together exhibition on the history of the town

16:23 22 November 2012

A young curator conducts an interview in preparation for March

A young curator conducts an interview in preparation for March's Wisbech exhibition

Archant

WISBECH residents were invited to Wisbech and Fenland Museum to talk about the town’s past and future on Saturday.

The Atelier East’s Young Curators Forum heard many stories of Wisbech’s last 100 years when they held interviews for their March 2013 exhibition.

Brandon Mattless, Lead Curator, said: “This interview session went great and our interviewees had lots to tell us. “During the interview we reunited some long lost friends who are now in their 80’s and went to school together.”

The Young Curators Forum got together in November 2011 when a group of young people decided to create a new photographic archive and record peoples stories so the local history could be saved.

The March 2013 exhibition will be held at Wisbech Museum and the touring exhibition which will travel Fenland.

Any venues which would like to host the touring exhibition you can contact the Young Curators at youngartists@atelier-east.co.uk

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 20:27
Dr Mark Slack, head of gynaecoloyg at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

A third American state is suing the makers of a pelvic mesh sling which is the most commonly used brand in UK hospitals.

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Boats gather on the River Nene in March town centre.

The March Society is calling on people in the town to ‘treasure their treasures’ as it prepares for this year’s Heritage Open Days.

Saturday, August 27, 2016
Cambridgeshire's Rural Crime Action Team

“Don’t come hare coursing in Cambridgeshire” is the clear message from local police as they look to clamp down on the activity.

Friday, August 26, 2016
Fenland has experienced the highest increase in the number of people referring to alcohol treatment services in the county.

A council report has revealed that Fenland has experienced the highest increase in the number of people referring to alcohol treatment services in the county.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up