Object of the Week: Anglo-Saxon Drinking Horn

Our archaeology curator, Morag Clement, writes:  As Sutton Hoo and The Anglo-Saxons are in the news at the moment due to the recent release of the film ‘The Dig’, I wanted to share this amazing piece of Anglo-Saxon metalwork we have on display here at Kendal Museum.  Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes star in

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Object of the Week: Golden Eagle

“…it was collected in the Victorian times, but it is my job now to try and restore it back to a superb specimen“ Carol Davies AMA Object of the Week: A Golden Eagle!  Curator Carol Davies writes:  “I am restoring a Golden Eagle at Kendal Museum. Golden Eagles and their

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Object of the Week: Kingfisher

“…you will see it come to rest in a riverside bush and be able to see it’s lovely chestnut front.“ Curator Carol Davies AMA writes: There are kingfishers on the River Kent. They are easily seen as you walk along the riverside. I watched a beautiful kingfisher yesterday, first you

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