Putting on a Show with the Kenwood Chef

Alice Naylor, University of Portsmouth and Science Museum Group alice.naylor@myport.ac.uk  This blog reflects on a performance held as part of the 2022 Being Human festival, which won the Social History Society’s 2023 Public History Prize. The Kenwood Manufacturing Company Ltd was co-founded by Kenneth Wood and Roger Laurence in 1947. It is a historic British … Continued

She Wanted to See A Soldier

Dr David Clampin, Liverpool John Moores University @WWIIadvertising   A couple of years ago I was asked by the National Trust to work with them at their Formby Beach site. Formby beach is an important ecological site made up of ‘dramatic sand dunes, surrounded by sweeping coastal pinewoods’. It is well known locally, and beyond, … Continued