Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wow! How are we this close to #MaryRoseLIVE already? It’s been an amazing 2 months or so for everyone involved, but now is the time when reality sets in. With only 7 days left until the teams go live from the Mary Rose Museum, there is still plenty left to organise.   If you’ve been… Read more »

  Since the end of April, the time has just flown by and I’m amazed to realise that this show will be broadcast in just two weeks!   I’ve had a busy few weeks emailing staff and external contractors for interviews, as well as arranging filming days, all while completing my regular duties as Projects… Read more »

Scientists are using microbiology to examine some of the human remains from Henry VIII’s flagship Mary Rose to determine if any come from the same person.   Research by Dr Garry Scarlett, a DNA expert at the University of Portsmouth, should enable museum staff to recreate the skeletons of some of the crew.   Only… Read more »

  It’s been a challenging few weeks for #MaryRoseLive. On top of organising their shows, the students have had dissertations, exams and (of course) the Easter holidays to contend with. Team Red are progressing well as we have now finalised the shows ‘story’ and who they would like to feature. As this blog goes out,… Read more »

The Collections Volunteers have been making amazing progress. About a week after we announced we had digitised 1,000 slides, our volunteers reached the next landmark of 1,500 and Last week they reached the 2,000 mark!  Now that the progress thermometer’s picture of what’s under The Solent is starting to take shape, you should be able… Read more »