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Last night the Volunteers at the Mary Rose museum were recognised at the Portsmouth Inspiring Volunteer Awards 2017, where they won an award in the Arts, Culture and Heritage category, supported by IBM. The award was presented last night at Fratton Park, Portsmouth.      James Rodliff, Visitor Operations Manager, said “This is a well-deserved recognition… Read more »

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 »

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 »

  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 »

The Mary Rose Museum, one of the UK’s foremost historical destinations dedicated to one of the greatest discoveries in recent history, has been nominated for multiple awards in recognition of its place as one of the leading museums in the UK.   The Museum, based in the iconic Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, was runner up in… 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 »