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Our volunteers have been working hard and having great adventures along the way. Browse the stories below or click on an individual image to see more from an individual volunteer.

Miro and his robot

Woman sits on stage with robot which is a small screen on a long pole with wheels

We gave Miro Griffiths a test run of a robot from Bristol Robotics for a day as part of our symposium on the past and future of deaf and disabled people. He discussed the implications of new tech with Dr Praminda Caleb-Solly.

Hot irons and hemorrhoids

Image shows outline of man going 'aargh' suffering from hot irons and hemorrhoids

Things got a bit gory at The Beaney in Canterbury as museum visitors constructed a story of peril in Medieval England to feed into our digital game.

Please may I go to the country?

An article on holiday cottages from early 20th century

How poverty, disability and lack of access to nature were all linked for some Guild members – and the language used to appeal for country holidays.