Give a Day

Garstang Blog Post

Do you have a favourite object that you want to show off? Would you like to share information about our collections with our online audiences via social media? You can write a blog post about any aspect of our collection in collaboration with museum staff and volunteers.

What's involved?

Spend an a few hours researching and writing about your chosen object or theme. You will need to visit the museum to research your object or book an appointment with our curatorial team to discuss ideas. You can see examples of blog post topics below.

Why get involved?

Writing the mini object biography should not take any longer than a day and will allow you to gain experience with social media, an increasingly important aspect of outreach in museums. You will need to write clearly and concisely, so this is a great opportunity for students to use their writing skills.

This challenge is particularly suitable for University of Liverpool students.

How to get involved?

Step 1 - Sign up to University of Liverpool Museums Volunteer Makers

Step 2 - Accept the challenge

Step 3 - Contact our curatorial team at to book an appointment to view your object or discuss ideas

Step 4 - Research your object or topic

Step 5 - Write your blog post (500-1000 words) and e-mail it to

Step 6 - Challenge completed

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