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Things in Jars | A History and Museums Podcast

Curators Melissa and Poppy

A podcast about oddities, curiosities, and all the weird and wonderful stuff that dwells in museum stores! Join curators Melissa and Poppy as they discover extraordinary artefacts from collections across the world, and answer your questions about life behind the scenes of the museum.

Recent Episodes

Episode 42: Life Updates, Changes, and Looking AheadJuly 08, 2021 Episode artwork Birthday Episode 4: Listeners' Choice!June 24, 2021 Episode artwork Birthday Episode 3: Let's Talk About Myths, Baby!June 14, 2021 Episode artwork Birthday Episode 2: Tessa BoaseJune 10, 2021 Episode artwork Birthday Episode 1: The C Word PodcastJune 03, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 41: Birthday Celebrations, Tombs with Views, and the 'Hatched, Matched and Dispatched' Lovers of WhitbyMay 27, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 40: Cobweb Pictures, Cuckoo Clocks, and the Road of Travelling CorpsesMay 20, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 39: Poltergeists, Pigeon Vests, and the Discovery of Murder in David Attenborough's GardenMay 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 38: Fairy Castles, Two Bad Mice, and the Leech Inside a Walking StickApril 29, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 37: Frozen Messages, Mucky Fetishes, and Fifty Shades of SootApril 22, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 36: Shew-Stones, Vegetable Lambs, and the Mirror that Inspired a FairytaleApril 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 35: Mog, Rumpelstilzchen, and the Many Cats of Greta HallApril 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 34: Lion-Washing, Hunting the Gowk, and the Nit Combs of the Mary RoseApril 01, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 33: Ghosts in Trees, Phantom Marys, and a Jar of Emotional Support ToenailsMarch 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 32: A Celebration of Mothers!March 11, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 31: Butterfly Queens, Feathery Fiends, and the Strangest Woman in the WorldMarch 04, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 30: Star Portraits, Moon Museums, and the Hidden Message in Lincoln's WatchFebruary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 29: Family Misfortunes, Wedding Day Drama, and the Tale of Two Fathers, a Mother and a LoverFebruary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 28: Vinegar Valentines, Letters of Lust, and a Corpse Going to a BallFebruary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 27: Our Podcast Journey So Far!December 31, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 26: Snowflake Bentley, a Teeny Tiny Christmas Carol, and the Aesthetically Challenged Ornament MuseumDecember 24, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 25: Cursed Cups, Krampus Cards, and Christmas at Dove CottageDecember 17, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 24: Corset Dolls, Beetle Gowns, and the Mean Old Witch of RuswarpDecember 10, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 23: How to Boss Your Heritage Job InterviewDecember 03, 2020 Episode artwork Episode 22: Hair Art, Puke Green Paintings, and the Wardrobe of the Peeing Statue November 26, 2020 Episode artwork