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November 8, 2017 Harry Potter Was Here

By: Graham Iddon


The set for Diagon Alley is smaller than it looks on film but is still an endless delight to visit in the flesh.
Imagine your kids nagging you to visit a great cathedral or whining, “Kevin’s family got to go on a walking tour of Oxford, why can’t we?” Oddly enough, this scenario may not as far fetched as it sounds.
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October 23, 2017 A Curator’s Favourite Task

By: David Bergeron


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I have several key responsibilities to meet the requirements of my job. None of them is more gratifying than conducting research about the incredible artifacts in the Bank’s collection.
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October 10, 2017 Vimy–Beyond the Battle

By: Graham Iddon


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I was taken aback to discover that it was not about the battle at all but, rather, was about commemoration…
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September 27, 2017 THE “BIG SIX”

By: Graham Iddon


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The necessity of creating and adopting these concepts becomes clear when one begins to get a sense of history’s downright frightening lack of objectivity.
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