Visit The Collection

Photo © Ian MacMichael A free guided tour by knowledgeable Volunteers We offer an amazing opportunity to view and be personally guided through The Evelyn Glennie Collection by our Volunteer Curator. The free tour will last at least 30 minutes and is suitable for up to six people. Arriving at the office of Evelyn Glennie in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK you … Read More

The Evelyn Glennie Collection – Picture This!

June 1982 - Evelyn with Prince Michael of Kent, Royal Festival Hall

Main picture: Evelyn meeting their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess Michael of Kent at the Royal Festival Hall, London, in June 1982, aged 16. Evelyn’s dress was made by Mrs Florence Cadger, a family friend. Becoming a volunteer for The Evelyn Glennie Collection was a complete change for me. Responding to an advert in a local newspaper which said … Read More

The Evelyn Glennie Collection – Gathering Momentum

Concert Programmes stored in acid free boxes in their dedicated room

Volunteers change the world in so many different and positive ways. They can be the shakers of the world. Over the past 6 years I have been blessed with a truly amazing group of volunteers from different walks of life who have dedicated themselves towards the formation of The Evelyn Glennie Collection. The following blog has been written by Caroline … Read More

Seeking a new Volunteer!

The Evelyn Glennie Collection BW

Part of The Evelyn Glennie Collection – you could be working here! Would you like to contribute to the development of The Evelyn Glennie Collection? Dame Evelyn, the world renowned percussionist, has a vast collection of instruments, international awards, recordings, photographs, performance costumes, concert programmes, music scores and newspaper cuttings. The Collection and our Volunteer Team are located in Huntingdon, … Read More

Progress of The Evelyn Glennie Collection

5 years ago, The Evelyn Glennie Collection was beginning life as a pile of boxes… Today, the Collection is becoming organised and shaping up to be a vast and precious resource that tells the story of Evelyn’s career… Our team of volunteers are still working away to collate the huge number of concert programmes, correspondences, audio and visual recordings, musical … Read More