Preparation for our school holiday event 13th-20th July is going along smoothly. We are asking our guests to unlock the secrets of nursery rhymes as they visit 10 themed rooms, including Mother Goose's Library, Polly's Parlour, the 10-in-a-Bed room and the Dainty Dish Dining Room. We have organ Read more about Nursery Rhyme Hotel >
Why are the volunteers at Highercombe going back to childhood days and singing nursery rhymes? Or more importantly trying to remember them ! It is in preparation for our Nursery Rhyme Hotel - school holiday event from Sunday 13th - 20th July, 10am-4pm daily. Research has taken many hours as we Read more about Jack and Jill went up the hill >
A fun-filled day was had by all who visited the Museum on Sunday 18th May for our Curious Collections day and what a mixture of treasures, over 40 collections were on display ! Read more about Curious Collections >
Amongst the 40 collections at the Curious Collections event today was an even more significant event for the Old Highercombe Hotel Museum ... and indeed Adelaide. The newly built forge in the newly built blacksmith shop was fired up. Read more about Adelaide’s newest blacksmith forge fired up >
I blogged recently about cleaning my hammers and mallets ready for the Curious Collections day.
I am also displaying my Scout campfire blanket and have had to prepare it to hang from a picture rail. Read more about Cold enough for a blanket and campfire? >
‘If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail’ - Abraham Maslow.
I have about 70 and I spent time today preparing them for the Curious Collections day next Sunday. Read more about If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail >
Another busy day on Museum business … publishing the newsletter ‘The Highercombe Herald’ Autumn edition.
The Florey Electorate Office of Frances Bedford MP had 200 printed copies waiting for me from the PDF file I previously emailed to them. Read more about Highercombe Herald Autumn edition >