Leicester City Museums Collection
Speaker: Mestecky, Mary, - , Interviewee, Female, Museum Project Leader;
Speaker: Shepherd, Nicola, Interviewer, Female
Summary of interview item: Project Leader for Leicester City and County museums talks about her work in the museum from 1993 to 1998. Describes the Egyptians workshop at New Walk Museum, and mentions the Saxons and Romans workshops at Jewry Wall and "Rock Shop" at Snibston Discovery Park. Describes children's reaction to workshops and the challenges children create for her work. Talks about need for access to collections at New Walk Museum, more hands on sessions, adult sessions and involvement of public in archaeology. Mentions personal favorites in the New Walk collections and how she would like to see the 150th Anniversary celebrated.
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Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester
Periods Covered: 1990s
Recording Date: 7/5/1998
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: LCMS
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