Revising Vikings: Beauty, design and adornment

By jackie keily on 24 May 2014

Often we tend to think of the Vikings only as marauding bad guys, ‘riding’ into town in their longboats, ready to burn and pillage, leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. This is an aspect that the current major exhibition at the British Museum is trying to redress, and here at the Museum of London we are keen to do our bit too! Read the full postRead the full post

Printing off the Cheapside Hoard: Preparing for The Art of 3D Printing

By juno rae on 24 Oct 2013

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This November, as part of the programme of events to celebrate The Cheapside Hoard: London’s Lost Jewels, the Museum of London will be running a 3D printing workshop, offering participants an opportunity to design and 3D print their own unique jewellery items. Juno Rae, Digital Learning Programmes Coordinator, writes about the cutting edge technology involved and her preparations for the weekend event. Read the full postRead the full post