News & Blogs

The museum team has been posting blogs on the museum website since  2007

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September 2020

Object of the Month Glass slides from the Discovery Investigations Object Number: 2020.08 This glass slide is one of a...
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March 2020: Leaving South Georgia

LEAVING SOUTH GEORGIA March 2020 It was a different end to the season than anticipated; the Covid19 pandemic affecting even...
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February 2020: Curator Jayne and the importance of proper tea

CURATOR JAYNE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER TEA February 2020 When you see South Georgia for the first time, all...
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January 2020: Museum Assistant Hannah educates you in the local lingo

MUSEUM ASSISTANT HANNAH EDUCATES YOU IN THE LOCAL LINGO January 2020 As a language teacher in ‘real life’, I’ve become...
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December 2019: Museum Assistant Jerome on snoozy ellies and ill tempered fur seals

MUSEUM ASSISTANT JEROME ON SNOOZY ELLIES AND ILL TEMPERED FUR SEALS December 2019 December is the month when fur seal...
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November 2019: Taking pride in our work

TAKING PRIDE IN OUR WORK November 2019 Caitlin, the Fundraising Assistant, reports on the November activites at the South Georgia...
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October 2019: A crisp start to the season

A CRISP START TO THE SEASON October 2019 L to R: Caitlin, Pat, Jayne and Hannah ready to raise the...
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March 2019: Leaving the penguins in charge

By Director, Sarah Lurcock NG Explorer was one of the last ships through for the season. A vivid rainbow connected the...
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February 2019: Big Ships and Little Ships

Big Ships and Little Ships - Written by Curatorial Intern Finlay Raffle Laura and Dani carefully clean some of the artefacts...
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January 2019: In her second season Museum Assistant Kerstin tells us it is a very different summer

The GSGSSI Maintenance Team have refurbished Shackleton's grave January was a busy month with a steady coming and going of...
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December 2018: Museum Assistant Laura has much to report on the turn of the year

December 2018: MUSEUM ASSISTANT LAURA HAS MUCH TO REPORT ON THE TURN OF THE YEAR This month has flown by...
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November 2018: Adventures and Training

ADVENTURES AND TRAINING Fundraising Assistant Dani Spreitzer writes about the start of the season training and some fun opportunities for...
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October 2018: Two new exhibitions up for the start of a new summer season

TWO NEW EXHIBITIONS UP FOR THE START OF A NEW SUMMER SEASON Precious cargo en route to South Georgia The...
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March 2018: Charlotte the Curator reflects on the busiest season ever

CHARLOTTE THE CURATOR REFLECTS ON THE BUSIEST SEASON EVER The new Slop Chest display As the Curatorial Intern at the...
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February 2018: Not running out of fluffy penguins Museum Assistant Kerstin writes

NOT RUNNING OUT OF FLUFFY PENGUINS MUSEUM ASSISTANT KERSTIN WRITES   The real thing During the month of February, the...
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