A ‘society of friends’

Young woman listens to the Guild exhibition

What is it like gathering oral histories relating to deaf and disabled people for M Shed’s archive? – and what new perspectives do you discover that may not be in the ‘official’ historical record? Kate Phillips and Grace Morgan-Tait find out.

OH U TO: Museum curation project for people with learning disabilities

Yellow imposing large Victorian building on hill overlooking grass

This is a programme created by our friends at Glenside Hospital Museum. OH – U – TO Our history – uncovered – through objects. A project for people with learning disabilities. Be a Museum Curator, explore the history of learning disabilities care during the 1900s, using the objects at Glenside Hospital Museum, Fishponds. Have you… Read more »

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.