"queen victoria" blog posts

Jubilee JubilationsJubilee Artwork by Michael White

Jubilee Jubilations

To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, this blog looks at the various jubilee celebrations held at the university over the past 130 years.

Posted on: 3 June 2022

Having cake, but not eating itA royal relic - the cake that nobody ate

Having cake, but not eating it

Tucked inside an ornate sewing box, carefully wrapped in tissue, is one of the oddest and most enigmatic items in our collection. It is a royal relic and the legacy of someone who had their cake, but didn’t eat it.

Posted on: 10 March 2021