Reopening of the Beacon Museum in Whitehaven

Professor Boffin, the local Cumbrian professor of Fun Science, was at the opening of the new Sellafield Gallery as part of the new revamped Beacon Museum in Whitehaven at the end of May. However, if you look at the local media you wouldn’t realise it, as they were all squawking on about that Professor Brian Cox bloke off the telly. He did a couple of talks about particle physics and stuff, but who wants to hear all that guff from some boring bloke with shiny teeth off the telly, when you could be learning about Fun Science you can do … Continue reading

The Making of the Lindisfarne Gospels

Update: We repeated the Lindisfarne Gospels event in August 2014 and got some much better pictures. You can see them on our Facebook Page here. (Don’t forget to like the page.) In the summer of 2013 I was asked by Russ Scott of Traders, Invaders and Raiders to collaborate on an event he was putting on for English Heritage. This resulted in the biggest, and most enjoyable, project so far for SV Educational Services. To coincide with the display of the Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham this summer, the event was entitled The Making of the Gospels and was to be held at Lindisfarne Priory itself. … Continue reading