The museum worked with a group from Siren Arts and Advocacy and a film company, Loud Minority, to make a film about the museum. The project was one of six held in various medical museums across the UK funded by the Learning Revolution Transformation Fund which is supported by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. The aims of the project were to introduce the participants to film making skills as well as to medical museums and also to boost their confidence. The film includes a tour of the museum as well as the participants creative responses to the museum. Watch the film, entilted 'No Fairies' on YouTube in part 1 and part 2. Siren Arts and Advocacy is an arts, advocacy and supported employment project, based in Islington, for adults with learning difficulties.
Watch exerts from the complete film by using the left hand navigation. If you work in a museum and would like some advice on undertaking a similar project yourself download our guide below.