Youth panel creates museum’s first podcast series

Wiltshire Museum’s new podcast series engaged young people in sharing the stories of Wiltshire in a new and exciting way.

two women sitting at a table discussing the podcast

Here Wiltshire Museum’s Bethany Hocking, youth panel, and Amy Hammett, Community Curator, give an overview on how they worked with young people to create the museum’s first podcast series, Moonraker’s Tales: Wiltshire’s Stories. 

Sawfish are also called carpenter sharks...but they are rays, not sharks!

There’s also a species called a sawshark, but that’s, well, a shark!

What the heck is a lek?

Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.

Road Runner!

The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.

Belly Buster!

The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!

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