Siobhan Williams, National Trust London: ‘Topophilia At 575 Wandsworth Road’, 2020 series

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Topophilia at 575 Wandsworth Road

This podcast delves into personal experiences of Topophilia, highlighting the significance of the National Trust property, 575 Wandsworth Road to discuss further exploration of engaging BAME audiences, particularly in London.

Hosted by Siobhan Williams, New Museum School trainee at National Trust London, and Osterley Park and House

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Additional Audio from the ‘Music time in Africa’ archive library of Luo folk music. “By a group of young Luo girls, singing a delightful tune about a Woodchopper.” Introduced by radio host Sue Moran, 11th May 1975. Metaphorically speaking, Khadambi Asalache is the woodchopper within the 575 Wandsworth Road narrative, that the Kenyan girls are referring to.

Many thanks to the University of Michigan for permission to use the MTiA radio archive.

Image: : Khadambi Asalache by Gered Mankowitz, C-type colour print, November 1988 © Bowstir Ltd / mankowitz.com

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Anna Laviniere, Museum of London: ‘Learning Through Remaking Embroidery In Medieval England’, 2020 series

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Learning through remaking: embroidery in medieval England

In this podcast, Anna Laviniere, New Museum School trainee at the Museum of London speaks about her experience researching an embroidered Bible, and her attempt at remaking the Tudor rose motif featured on the cover.

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Image: 1577 Embroidered Bible at the Museum of London. © Museum of London

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Molly Joyce, National Trust Polesden Lacey: ‘Challenging Histories?’, 2020 series

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Challenging Histories? How are we tackling the problematic collections and histories in our national heritage?

With a focus on Hidden Histories and problematic collections and history facing heritage organisations, what can and is being done?

In this podcast, Molly Joyce, New Museum School trainee at National Trust Polesden Lacey takes us through the challenges in telling these stories.

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Image: Mrs Greville at Nuremburg © National Trust Images

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Eno Inwang, Culture&: ‘How I Made My Collection With Bertrand Von Steelenborg’, 2020 series

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How I Made My Collection With Bertrand Von Steelenborg

In this podcast, Culture& Trainee Eno Inwang is joined by guest Archaeologist and Collector Bertrand Von Steelenborg as he reveals the stories behind his artefacts donated to the new Museum of The World.

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Image: Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Ellieanorah Ikiebe, National Trust Marketing & Comms: ‘Think A Likkle: Lineage Of Thought’, 2020 series

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Think a likkle: Lineage of thought

Thomas Carlyle is one of the most influential figures you may never have heard of! He was a Victorian author and intellectual, who lived in the home now known as ‘Carlyle’s house’. Thomas Carlyle wrote “The history of the world is but the biography of great men”. Alan Moore’s ‘Watchmen’ breaks down the idea of how we tell the stories of those we consider ‘great’.

In this podcast, Ellie Ikiebe, New Museum School trainee at the National Trust – Carlyle’s House, Fenton House, and 2 Willow Road, explores the question – ‘Is there a lineage of thought?’

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Original Image by Ellieanorah Ikiebe

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Ufuoma Essi, Southbank Centre: ‘Paul Robeson: A Life in Celebration’, 2020 series

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Paul Robeson: A Life in Celebration

The Southbank Centre has hosted many influential musicians and artists over the years since it first opened in 1951, including one of the most interesting radical figures of the 20th century

In this podcast, Ufuoma Essi New Museum School Trainee at the Southbank Centre discusses Paul Robeson, who’s life was inspiring both on and off the stage. His life was one of solidarity, resistance and celebration.

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Image: Courtesy of the Southbank Centre Archive collection

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Edinam Edem-Jordjie, National Trust London Creative Team: Morden Hall: ‘The Spaces We Need’, 2020 series

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The Spaces we Need

Commonly associated with the many country houses it owns, it might come as a surprise to some to learn that the National Trust was founded not just to protect country houses and their way of life, but to save green spaces for the benefit of the working class in London.

In this podcast, Edinam Edem-Jordjie New Museum School Trainee at National Trust – Morden Hall examines the role of the National Trust and its founders in the open spaces movement and what the Trust is doing to uphold the legacy of the movement.

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Image: View of the parkland in July, Morden Hall Park, London. ©National Trust Images/John Millar

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Tabitha Deadman, Keats House, City of London Corporation: ‘Let’s Talk Tokenism’, 2020 series

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Lets Talk Tokenism

In this podcast, Tabitha Deadman New Museum School Trainee at Keats House, City of London Corporation talks tokenism in LGBT+ History Month with Keats House Poet Dean Atta and curator/queer museum activist Claire Mead.

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Image: “Progress” Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar (quasar.digital LLC)

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Keilah Boyd, National Trust Sutton House: ‘Nothing To See Here’, 2020 series

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Nothing to See Here

National Trust Sutton House doesn’t have a collection native to the property, which is one of its main criticisms

In this podcast Keilah Boyd New Museum School trainee at National Trust Sutton House puts forward the case that she believes this gives Sutton House greater freedom and more purpose; assessing the impact on property programming and interpretation.

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Image: Credit, Denis Gilbert

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang

Morgan Beale, National Trust Rainham hall: ‘Collecting or Hoarding? Sustainability of behind-the-scenes collections’, 2020 series

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Collecting or Hoarding? Sustainability of behind-the-scenes collections

How can heritage collections keep growing in a way that is sustainable?

In this podcast Morgan Beale New Museum School trainee at National Trust Rainham Hall speaks to National Trust curator Penelope Hines, and introduces the curator’s study at Rainham Hall, an unexpected addition to an exhibition that keeps more of the behind-the-scenes collection on public display.

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Image: Curator’s study at Rainham Hall. Image by: National Trust/Morgan Beale

Original Music by Culture& Archives & Digital Media Trainee, Eno Inwang