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Dementia Mystery Shopping

This year the Huguenot Museum took part in a dementia ‘mystery-shoppers’ project with Rica and DEEP (Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project). Members of DEEP and Memorybilia who are living with dementia visited the Huguenot Museum anonymously to see how accessible the galleries are. It was great for the Museum to get involved in this project […]

Meet The Team: Amy Dimmock, Learning and Community Engagement Officer

Hi, I’m Amy the new Learning and Community Engagement Officer at the Huguenot Museum. I studied Classics and Archaeology at the University of Kent before completing my Museum Studies MA at Leicester University. I loved living in Kent so much I came back to the county to work as Assistant Curator at The Royal Engineers […]

Huguenot Museum in partnership with Rochester Film Society

Rochester film society

The Huguenot Museum is pleased to announce that we will be working in partnership with Rochester Film Society for our brand new 2015 programme. As part of the museum development our top floor has been converted into a beautiful new learning space – complete with cinema-style seating and projection screen. Gary Barrell of the Rochester […]

Suzie Lee silk crochet work on sale at the museum shop

Suzie Lee Knits

Inspired by Huguenot textile traditions, our shop will be stocking a range of contemporary textile accessories by local artist Suzie Lee. Suzie Lee’s pieces, which include her signature silk crocheted flowers, are contemporary, tactile pieces. They use natural fibres hand knitted or crocheted with fine machine knitting to create individual items which are made to […]

HLF funding transforms museum objects

Doll

The new Huguenot Museum exhibits objects never seen by the public before. The collections have been conserved, repaired and cleaned by a team of experts using our Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant. This doll from 1887 belongs to the Ouvry family and is dressed in the uniform of the Westminster French School which was founded […]