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YJA meets Kathryn Hughes

YJA meets Kathryn Hughes

Kathryn Hughes spent twenty years of her academic career researching the Victorians, before realizing that she didn’t know what it felt like to be a Victorian. She knew the facts, the dates and the statistics. She was able to analyse the political uprisings of the Chartists and assess Britain foreign policy, but unsure what it would feel […]

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Festival 800: Akala – A Conversation with Freedom

Festival 800: Akala – A Conversation with Freedom

As part of the Young Journalist Academy I was given the opportunity to interview and watch BAFTA award winner Akala who was in Lincoln for Festival800.

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YJA’s Night At The Museum

YJA’s Night At The Museum

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to visit your local museum after closing hours to see if there are any weird and wonderful goings on?

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In conversation with Karen Maitland

In conversation with Karen Maitland

The subject of her talk at The Collection was her latest novel, The Vanishing Witch, set in 1381 during the reign of fourteen-year old King Richard II, focusing specifically on the suppression of the Peasants’ Revolt.

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An interview with Jessie Burton: The Miniaturist

An interview with Jessie Burton: The Miniaturist

On Wednesday 30th July 2014, I met author Jessie Burton at The Collection in Lincoln – one of many stops on her tour as she promotes her debut novel The Miniaturist.

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Modern Masters at The Usher Gallery

Modern Masters at The Usher Gallery

An internationally-renowned exhibition of the Modern Masters has opened in Lincoln.

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Museums to Come Alive!

Museums to Come Alive!

I took a trip with a few of my peers to help the museum get technologically up-to-date with some new augmented reality software ideas.

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Jeffery Deaver Interviewed

Jeffery Deaver Interviewed

“As a result of his injury, sustained at a crime scene three years before the opening of the series, he has to rely on his intelligence to bring down the villain, rather than an impressive pair of biceps, or an extensive arsenal of weaponry.”

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Rare Dress on Show

Rare Dress on Show

An exciting exhibition opened recently at The Collection in Lincoln. Finally, after nearly 80 years of being kept out of the public’s view, visitors to the museum are now able to see an incredibly rare Mantua dress.

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Definitely Not a Newspaper!

Definitely Not a Newspaper!

A group of sixth formers from Priory LSST have been spending their Saturday mornings putting together an interactive art publication that encourages young people to express their own opinion on art.