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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 »

  My name is Kate and I am the Projects Officer at the Mary Rose Trust. I originally joined as a member of the Project Team to support the 2015/16 works, but now that’s finished I get to work on all sorts of different projects around the Trust, although mainly I’m assisting the Collections Manager… Read more »

This week for #MaryRoseLIVE, we’re introducing you to #TeamRed and their programme focusing on #MaryRosePeople.   I’m Stacey Court-Martin by the way, I’m the Mary Rose deputy lead for the #MaryRoseLIVE project and advisor to #TeamRed. By day, I’m Development Officer for the Trust, and by night, I’m asleep. As a Development Officer, I manage… Read more »

As part of #MaryRoseLive, and the fantastic opportunity to collaborate with the University of Portsmouth and their final year students, it’s now time for Team Blue to introduce ourselves! #MaryRoseHistory   I think, first, introductions are in order. I’m James, I’m a proud Front of House team member at the museum. There’s also my colleague,… Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia A Bird of Prey on the Mary Rose? We can’t say for certain that there WAS a bird on board the Mary Rose, but there is evidence that at least one of… Read more »

#MaryRoseLive promises to be a challenging and exciting collaboration between the University of Portsmouth and The Mary Rose. Lecturers Gary Bown, Katie Still and Charlie Watts from the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries have developed an Outside Broadcast brief for their final year students. On 2nd June 2017 The Mary Rose will go live…. Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia Ballast on the Mary Rose 102 tonnes of ballast were on board the Mary Rose when she sank. Consisting of broken flints similar to those originating in the Portsmouth Area, the presence of… Read more »

Over the last few months, the Collections Team have been preparing for a very daunting, but incredibly exciting project: The digitisation of the huge Mary Rose archive! Thanks to support from Arts Council England’s Designated Development Fund, we have been able to kick off Phase 1 of the project, starting with digitising our photographic material…. Read more »

A snippet of interesting trivia relating to the Mary Rose, and Tudor life in general.  Follow us on Twitter at @MaryRoseMuseum, or the hashtag #TudorTrivia Pancakes on the Mary Rose? An inventory of “stuff, tackle, apparel, ordnance, artillery and habiliments of War” made on 27th July 1514, lists the Mary Rose carrying, among all the rigging and… Read more »