Author archive for Jessica Turtle

  • Jan272022

    Our next Death Cafe event – 24 Feb

    Recurring event providing a safe and confidential space to talk about death and homelessness in a group

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  • Dec232021

    Museum of Homelessness 2021 review and plans for 2022 onwards

    Thank you to our incredible community and supporters in 2021. Click for a Year in Review and our plans for 2022 onwards. A 5 minute read blog from Jess and Matt Turtle, Museum of Homelessness cofounders

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  • Dec162021

    MoH wins Activist Museum Award

    MoH is delighted to be named as a recipient for the Activist Museum Award, given annually by the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG), in the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. We are in esteemed company with Fast Familiar, Jean Campbell, and People’s History Museum all receiving an award this year.

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  • Nov302021

    Statement on deaths of people who are homeless in Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2020

    We are aware that official statistics are being released this week regarding deaths of homeless people. We welcome the collection of official statistics and the attention paid to them – the loss of life on this scale is an issue of national importance. However we urge everyone to remember that behind each statistic was a real person, who had people who cared about them.

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  • Nov262021

    90 Days of Hope screening on 01 December

    Rough sleeper & Filmmaker Paul Atherton is to premiere his & collaborator Owain Astles’ documentary film, 90 Days Of Hope: Why Britain Chose NOT To End Homelessness, at the Genesis Cinema in London at 18:45 on Wednesday 1st December 2021 as a charity fundraiser for the Museum of Homelessness.

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  • Nov082021

    THANK YOU to the legends of Secret Museum

    “The Secret Museum is 11 days of wonder as the Museum of Homelessness searches for its own permanent base, this moment has come and gone. As I write these words it is already packed up and ‘moved on’.This is a museum with objects and object stories at the very heart of it, rather than a museum which happens to have objects inside it. The objects and their stories are tethered together, they are inseparable, the connection is what gives them their power.”

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  • Oct252021

    Essential info about Secret Museum

    An update containing essential information about our new show Secret Museum

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  • Oct062021

    Museum of Homelessness welcomes new trustees

    Museum of Homelessness is delighted to announce the appointment of four new trustees today, 6th October 2021. We welcome Aderonke Apata, Dr. Stephanie Grohmann, Rachael Minott and Martha Spurrier to the board.

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  • Sep242021

    We need you- Join our Secret Museum Crew

    We are seeking production volunteers for our Secret Museum immersive exhibition in central London. Secret Museum is opening in London…

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  • Sep102021

    Dying Homeless Coalition writes to Home Secretary, urges harm reduction policies to fight overdose crisis

    The Dying Homeless Coalition has written to the Home Secretary to urge the government to reconsider its stance on Drug…

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