May 2011

The Langley Academy’s Community Curators choose Slough Museum objects for their first exhibition. Objects include the mammoth’s tusk & Chalvey Stab Monk!

June 2011

Objects emerge from their bubble-wrap for the installation of the first satellite exhibition at The Langley Academy!

July 2011

Transformers Youth Group Community Curators explore possible themes for first exhibition. 'The history of leisure and sport in Slough' is selected!

July 2011

Text Writing Workshop for Community Curators at The Langley Academy.

August 2011

Kinara's Community Curators explore the Museum’s collection and develop object handling and research skills with 'guess the mystery object' game!
Community Curators at Kinara explore Slough’s history through 'Slough Explorer Trail' and choose museum photographs for their first satellite exhibition.

September 2011

Aik Saath's Community Curators explore possible exhibition themes - after much discussion 'Technology' chosen for first exhibition, with ‘Migration’ selected for the second exhibition!

September 2011

Community Curators at Transformers Youth group learn object handling skills and select objects from Slough Museum’s collection to display.

September 2011

Community Curators at Aik Saath choose objects relevant to their theme of technology, and explore their selected objects in an object handling/research workshop.

October 2011

Community Curators from Transformers Youth Group learn more about object interpretation through a label writing workshop!

October 2011

Kinara's Community Curators are capture contemporary Slough through photography, the focus for their second satellite exhibition.

October 2011

Research tour of the old Adelphi Cinema by Community Curators from Transformers Youth Group!

November 2011

Herschel Park Volunteers’ Community Curators explore Slough's history through object handling session.

December 2011

Community Curators from the Herschel Park Volunteers select objects from the museum’s collection and write labels for their display on the history of Herschel Park.

January 2012

3 Community Curators from the Transformers Youth Group install their first satellite exhibition at Burnham Library.

January 2012

Aik Saath curate their first exhibition at the Aik Saath Headquarters!

January 2012

Community Curators at SWIPE's Slough Volunteer Police Cadets chose objects which explore the history of youth groups and organisations in Slough and write labels for their display.

January 2012

Herschel Park Volunteers curate their first exhibition in the Bentley Education Centre at Herschel Park.

January 2012

Slough Satellites webpage goes live!

February 2012

Community Curators from SWIPE’s Slough Volunteer Police Cadets install their exhibition at the Orchard Youth and Community Centre.

February 2012

Community Curators at all the Satellites create postcards to promote their exhibitions!

March 2012

First satellite exhibition installed at Kinara women’s refuge.

March 2012

Community Curators at the Transformers Youth Group select theme for their second exhibition. They chose history of chocolate in Slough!

March 2012

Langley Academy Community Curators begin work on their second exhibition, 'community celebrations.' The group identify community celebrations and discuss what objects are used in these celebrations.

April 2012

Community Curators from Herschel Park Volunteers start work on the second exhibition which will explore Slough’s history through artefacts found in Herschel Park!

April 2012

Slough Museum meets with young people at SWIPE, who’ve started researching the history of music in Slough for their second exhibition.

April 2012

Community Curators at Transformers Youth Group start researching the history of chocolate in Slough. They find out about Mars and the products that they make in Slough. They also taste test some Mars products!

April 2012

Community Curators from The Langley Academy write labels of their community celebrations objects

May 2012

Aik Saath’s Community Curators start researching objects connected with Migration with a trip to Pitt Rivers Museum. They discover how important everyday objects are in telling stories of people, communities, and migration.

May 2012

Community Curators from Herschel Park Volunteers learn more about archaeology during a trip to Reading Museum. They also receive a talk from Berkshire Archaeology.

May 2012

Aik Saath’s Community Curators install their second exhibition at Aik Saath’s offices.

June 2012

SWIPE’s Community Curators visit the old Adelphi cinema and ballroom to support their research.

June 2012

The Langley Academy’s second satellite exhibition is installed.

June 2012

Slough Satellites Celebration Event! Community Curators from all the satellites come together to share and celebrate their exhibitions, experiences and hard work on the project!

June 2012

Community Curators from Herschel Park Volunteers take part in a community excavation at Syon Park. They are shown techniques used by archaeologists when digging and processing finds!

July 2012

SWIPE’s Police Cadets do a police themed trail challenge around the Museum of London!

July 2012

The Transformers Youth Group’s second exhibition about the history of chocolate in Slough is installed at Burnham Library.

July 2012

SWIPE’s Community Curators go on a research visit to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

July 2012

Langley Academy experience foods from different cultural celebrations and receive their certificates.

July 2012

Kinara’s second photographic exhibition is installed.

July 2012

SWIPE’s exhibition of photographs of the Adelphi Cinema in Slough is installed at the Orchard Youth and Community Centre.