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Oh, you want to know how to taxidermy a caterpillar? Same. Desperate to know about Bruce Springsteen’s archive? Sure. Need to know what a World Cultures Curator orders at a takeaway? Probably not, but you’re going to find out anyway.This is Museums n’That, a podcast by Leeds Museums & Galleries. Museums attract passionate people like moths to a flame and this podcast gets to the very heart of the things that make them tick, by asking the questions you actually want to know.In this first series, your hosts Meg and Sara pour the tea over topics you never knew you needed to know about. Can you archive an orange? How do you clean a sculpture? What’s the greatest city in the world? Spoiler alert: it’s Leeds.

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    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

Oh, you want to know how to taxidermy a caterpillar? Same. Desperate to know about Bruce Springsteen’s archive? Sure. Need to know what a World Cultures Curator orders at a takeaway? Probably not, but you’re going to find out anyway.This is Museums n’That, a podcast by Leeds Museums & Galleries. Museums attract passionate people like moths to a flame and this podcast gets to the very heart of the things that make them tick, by asking the questions you actually want to know.In this first series, your hosts Meg and Sara pour the tea over topics you never knew you needed to know about. Can you archive an orange? How do you clean a sculpture? What’s the greatest city in the world? Spoiler alert: it’s Leeds.

    Elijah Wood bought all these turnips

    Elijah Wood bought all these turnips

    Oh, this is a good one. Conor Clarke from the National Videogame Museum in Sheffield (the second greatest city in the world) has willingly, actually, genuinely come on the show.We talk videogame history, and explore the logistics of collecting games as...

    • 43 min
    Six legs, that's a party

    Six legs, that's a party

    Bum silk nests. How to shave a moth. Harry Styles. We're back, and starting Series 2 as we mean to go on.Assistant Curator of Entomology Milo Phillips puts moths under the spotlight in this episode, and we explain the Leeds Museums & Galleries...

    • 35 min
    Series 2 Trailer

    Series 2 Trailer

    We've been debating whether to sacrifice the high quality of our recordings (that we're so famous for) for series 2 by doing them remotely. The answer is yes! We're going to. You're welcome. We're sorry in advance.We'll be covering topics like human...

    • 49 sec
    So it was flapping around a bit

    So it was flapping around a bit

    Hold tight for sword fighting, Gandalf quotes and diggers that look a bit like hands. For the last episode of this first series, Meg and Sara interview Learning Officer Carl Newbould, who works with pupils with special educational needs and disabilities...

    • 36 min
    They call him fruit punch mouth

    They call him fruit punch mouth

    This one's a corker. Discover why fish and chips are bad, who's got tiny little teeth and the arty love affair that never actually quite happened.You'll also do some very good learns too - what's the deal with Henry Moore? Why is some art considered art...

    • 40 min
    Japanese tea flavoured KitKats, maybe

    Japanese tea flavoured KitKats, maybe

    Meg and Sara get the tea on the wonderful country of Japan from Adam Jaffer, World Cultures curator at Leeds Museums and Galleries.We also discover what Humboldt Squids have to do with Peruvian mummies, the incredible commitment of the Shinto monks and,...

    • 38 min

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