• World Friendship Day: Friendship in the Archives

    World Friendship Day is Sunday 30th July 2023. To celebrate we asked PhD student Grace Marks to tell us about her research into friendship. You can also view our curated list of books to celebrate online or in the Libby app. Who am I? My name is Grace Marks, and I am currently researching friendship […]

  • FROGMAN! Who, What, Why, and How?!

    (Spoiler: I don’t answer any of these questions) My role at Edge Hill University’s Archive started early 2022 as a researcher. I would use the index cards allocated to students that go as far back as the first cohort in 1885 and investigate their lives using other records in the archive and websites such as […]

  • World Theatre Day 2021

    Celebrated annually on 27th March, World Theatre Day is a great excuse to embrace all varieties of theatre. Like us, we’re sure that many of you are missing attending plays and shows in person. With theatres and cinemas closed, we’ve resorted to streaming live theatre from the comfort of our homes or subscribing to streaming […]

  • Friendship Books

    I’m sure it’s not just me whose main experience of seeing friends over the past year has been squinting at screens, hoping the broadband holds and occasionally having to shout, “you’re on mute!” Things that were once regular occurrences – meeting up with friends for a drink or popping over to their house for a […]