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Issue 79 - October 2017
  • Who were the Huguenots? This Country’s Early Refugees
  • Conference 2017: How Museums Adapt to Changing Tides
  • From Fear to Queer! LGBTQ History in Norwich 50 Years On
  • Their Mortal Remains: Breaking Ground With the Pink Floyd Exhibition
Issue 78 - March 2017
  • The Shelter Archive: Nick Hedges 1960’s Photographs for Shelter
  • Facts Not Opinions: Kirkaldy Testing Works
  • Voices from the Workhouse: Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
Issue 77 - October 2016
  • SHCG Conference: The Only Way is Ethics: Social History and the 21st Century Museum
  • Autopsy of a Sunken House: Anglo Saxon Village
  • Stormont House: Centenary Project
  • Fearless Foxes: Civic Pride in Leicester
Issue 76 - May 2016
  • The Only Way Is Ethics! SHCG Conference 2016
  • Folklore in Museums: Traditions and Beliefs
  • Leeds Queer Stories: LGBT*Q Social History
Issue 75 - October 2015
  • SHCG Conference: News & reviews
  • Uttlesford: A community of collectors
  • From Pants to Puddings: Reminiscence and the M&S company archive
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