Postponed: digital gaming workshops

History of Place is looking for deaf and disabled people to be involved in digital gaming workshops. These workshops will explore the themes of pilgrimage and disability in medieval England. Working with Maison Dieu in Faversham and archives from other historic places on the pilgrimage route to Canterbury, we will be developing a digital gaming… Read more »

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.

Oralism & The Royal School for the Deaf, Margate

painting of turreted red building

Nina describes how decisions made at a conference in Milan in 1880 may have harmed the education of deaf children for a century, and describes her own experience of becoming deaf and beginning to learn BSL.