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MEG Newsletter

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MEG Members receive a regular newsletter, delivered directly to their registered email address. These newsletters are also available to view online via the links below. Newsletters prior to 2010 are also available here in pdf format.

We always welcome contributions to our newsletter. Articles of around 500 words with any corresponding images for which you have consent for publication should be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Examples of content include:

  • Exhibition reviews
  • Conference reviews/reports
  • Project updates
  • Event reviews
  • Calls for help/identification
  • Source community visits
  • Research visits
  • Opinion pieces
  • Announcements

Latest Blog Posts

  • Shape Jacket, Tibet (C) Leeds Museum10am to 4pm Lotherton, Leeds LS25 3EBExplore the fabulous range of textiles in the Himalayan Fashion exhibition with talks from specialists and handling opportunities. Guest speakers include Gina Corrigan and Karin Altmann. Antonia Lovelace, the exhibition curator, and Karen Horton, the conservator who restored the elaborate pagor turquoise woman’s headdress from Tibet on display, will also be presenting....

  • Rachael Utting has contacted MEG to see if any of our members can help her.  She writes: As part of my PhD research at Royal Holloway, University of London I’m looking for both museum and personal collections in Britain and the Pacific that have links with British whalers. I’m focussing on the collecting activities of captains, surgeons or crew associated with...

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