We are delighted to begin the phased reopening of The Institution from July, please follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for updates

Did You Know?

Librarians used to live in the cottage at the rear of the Institution. The first Librarian, John Squance, lived here from 1813 with his wife and daughter, Eliza. In 1849, Eliza was appointed his successor – one of the first female librarians in the country.

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19 September 2020

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17 September 2020

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