Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

20 Dec 2013

Raiders and Reindeers- How to make Viking gingerbread

26 Nov 2013

Reflections on Charlotte medal
Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug

14 Oct 2013

Craft like a Viking! How to make a felted longship rug
Patch-eyed pirate prints

11 Sep 2013

Patch-eyed pirate prints
potato block print pattern

14 Jun 2013

Make your own potato block print pattern

05 Jun 2013

George Cruikshank: Satirising the Eastern trade

08 May 2013

Make your own penguin softie

14 Feb 2013

Mrs Cook's Valentine's Day

16 Nov 2012

The Prince of Pickpockets who stole our imagination with a swagger