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Issue 74 - April 2015
  • Noah's Arks
  • Heckling Hitler
  • Huguenot Summer
  • Bona to Vada your Dolly Old Eek!
  • Unlocked: Collections + Creativity 
Issue 74 - April 2015 Review Supplement
  • Fantastic Plastics - A Master Class for Social History Curators 
Issue 73 - June 2014
  • Garibaldi and His Englishmen
  • Museums, Money and Medals
  • April Ashley: Portrait of a Lady
  • Merchant Seamen in the Great War
Issue 72 - December 2013
  • Back to the Land
  • Destination Tyneside
  • Illustrated Envelopes
  • SHCG Conference Reviews
Issue 71 - June 2013
  • Experimental Re-interpretation and Display
  • Community Engagement at Birmingham
  • Eli Whalley's Donkey Stones
  • Medical Objects Part II
Issue 70 - December 2012
  • Social History and Museum Stereotypes
  • SHCG Conference Reviews
  • Medical Objects Part I
  • One Man's Vision
Issue 69 - June 2012
  • Effective Collections at the Herbert
  • A Summer Day in Hyde Park
  • Presenting Hogarth's House
  • Community Forums
Issue 68 - December 2011
  • TITANICa at Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
  • Mapping Memory on Liverpool's Waterfront
  • Christmas in August
  • Sneaker Speakers
Issue 67 - June 2011
  • Interpretation at the People's History Museum
  • Social History Cuts... SHCG fighting back
  • Using Collections with Communities
  • Enamel Signs: Classics for All Time
Issue 66 - December 2010
  • SHCG conference and seminars, 2011
  • A Winter's Day in St. James' Park
  • Mary Greg's Bygones
  • Object Lessons
Issue 65 - June 2010
  • Digital Storytelling in Cardiff's Hinterland
  • What to do with Wooden Spoons review
  • Museum of Wigan Life opening
  • SHCG seminars and reviews
Issue 64 - December 2009
  • The Overlord Embroidery - D-Day Museum
  • Cradley Heath women chainmakers project
  • The Game of Life - Portsmouth exhibition
  • SHCG seminars and reviews
Issue 63 - July 2009
  • Two Years on the Streets of Rotterdam
  • Rethinking Disability Representation
  • Old Stories: New Expressions
  • SHCG seminars and reviews
Issue 62 - December 2008
  • Introducing the Histories of the Home SSN
  • Greasy Luck to the Whalers
  • A Tale of Two Ports
  • Conference and Seminar reviews
  • SHCG online
Issue 61 - July 2008
  • Collecting for Tomorrow, Brent Museum
  • Social History Under Fire
  • Pulling the Plug at the Royal Pump Rooms
  • SHCG Seminar
  • Reviews