22 January 2021
Welcome to a new series of ‘ACE stories for the culturally curious’. Following our E-Newsletters earlier this winter exploring some lesser-known historic house museums, we return across four instalments to pay visits to a selection of houses and museums associated with notable individuals from the past 400 years. We begin in the 17th century in Cambridgeshire, at the home of Oliver Cromwell in Ely and his dedicated museum in Huntingdon.
04 December 2020
Welcome to the final instalment of ACE’s latest series of short cultural histories. We hope that you have been inspired over the past weeks by our explorations of the night sky, a good read, and a good walk. This week, we return home – both to Cambridge, where the ACE Foundation is based, and to a domestic setting. However, the historical house that is the focus of our cultural exploration this week is anything but ordinary. Welcome to 186 Gwydir Street, otherwise known as the David Parr House…