Author archive for Jessica Turtle

  • 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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  • Sep102021

    Secret Museum

    The Museum of Homelessness crew bring you Secret Museum – a special hidden museum that will tell you stories of homelessness, once you find it.

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  • Sep092021

    Short guide to inquests for bereaved families launched

    Responding to increasing deaths of homeless people, Museum of Homelessness has teamed up with Garden Court North, Inquest, Greater Manchester…

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  • Jul132021

    Museum of Homelessness announces first artist commissions of new works for the collection

    As part of the museum’s National Lottery Heritage Funded work in 2021 responding to the heritage of the pandemic, we have commissioned two sets of artists, gobscure & Lindsay Nicholson and Jacob V Joyce to make new works. This is the first time that Museum of Homelessness has commissioned new works for the collection. Both sets of artists are creating participatory artworks on broad themes of reframing, community healing, renewal and survival outside statutory services and systems of oppression.

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