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Issue 86 - April 2021
  • Become a SHCG Trustee!
  • Could you survive lockdown in a 1940s Prefab? - Birmingham Heritage Week
  • In Search of Nightingales Elizabeth Campbell’s Diary
Issue 85 - November 2020
  • Collecting COVID - National Museums Liverpool
  • History of Emotions in Nursing - Royal College of Nursing
  • Transforming a Physical Exhibition into a Digital Version - Royal College of Physicians
Issue 84 - April 2020
  • Extinction Redbridge - events, attitudes and campaigns against pollution
  • Touching and Smelling the Liverpool Blitz
  • Queering Your Tours - LGBT History Month at Colchester Castle
Issue 83 - November 2019
  • Who are we curating for?
  • Music at Brodsworth
  • The Peterloo Cane
Issue 82 - April 2019
  •   Face(book) to Face at Hackney Archives 
  •  ‘This Vexed Question’ Installing an exhibition in a multi-use building 
  •  Sacrificial Collections Like a building to the slaughter 
  •  Local memories in Ironbridge  
     
Issue 81 - October 2018
  • Being Brunel - A new museum at SS Great Britain 
  • SHCG Conference 2018 - Review
  • Fighting for Our Rights - Kingston’s disability rights movements  
     
Issue 80 - April 2018
  • This is What We Do! Advocacy in Social History Museums & Beyond
  • Revealing Loans: The National Trust for Scotland’s collection
  • Bringing out stories: REME museum redesign
  • Care of photographs: Review of preventative care of photographs.
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