Category Archives: Museum

Living History Weekend

We spent the weekend at the Liverpool World Museum. The museum was occupied by Romans, Vikings and Medieval Knights. I got to show visitors my electronic card game Tickets Please and do some town crying, Jingle Joe showed off his more »

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Ribble Steam Gala

Today we visited the Ribble Steam Railway. We spent the day riding on trains, playing on trains, climbing on trains and getting dirty on trains. Splendid! Related Posts:Living History WeekendReflection on the WaterfrontSpring on the WaterfrontMore QuackersDuck Tails

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Edge Hill Archives Launch

The Edge Hill Archives launched today and it was a huge success! The Metal team have been busy collecting oral histories, photographs and Artifacts relating to the history of Edge Hill Station and the surrounding area. They also exhibited “Archive more »

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Radio Arduino – Classic Edition

I have just finished making and programming Radio Arduino Classic Edition. Radio Arduino Classic Edition pretends to be a valve radio using an old valve radio case, Arduino, Adafruit Waveshield, Maplic Amplifier, home made pulley (CD Sandwich) and a rubber more »

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Edge Hill Archives Open Day

The Edge Hill Archive Open day was far more successful than METAL had expected with locals arriving in large numbers to record their memories about growing up, living and working in Edge Hill. Edge Hill residents came with stories, photographs more »

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Playing “Tickets Please”

“Tickets Please” is packed up and delivered to METAL. I have had time to edit some video footage of the game in action from our final play tests. “Tickets Please” is an oral history memory game allowing fun interactive exploration more »

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