Episode 41: Birthday Celebrations, Tombs with Views, and the 'Hatched, Matched and Dispatched' Lovers of Whitby

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In this week's episode, curators Melissa and Poppy celebrate birthdays through the ages. We reveal how Dorothy Wordsworth spent her 83rd birthday, explore early photographs of the mysterious 'Birthday Group' from the National Museum of Wales, and marvel over the story of two lovers from Whitby, who were born, wed and died on the same day.
Also, stay tuned for the Item Spotlight that took a dramatic downward turn...
(We had some issues with sound during this recording, and apologise for any interference that may be detected.)

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