Media and Online Coverage

Radio broadcasts

Phonic FM, 106.8 FM, 8th March 2017

Ujima 98 FM Bristol, 1st March 2017

BBC Radio Devon, 8th May 2014

BBC Radio Devon, 5th April 2014

BBC Radio Scotland, 8th April 2014

National and local newspapers and magazines

Museums Journal, October 2016, ‘Trendswatch: The Birds and The Bees’ (members login required)

The Observer, 3rd August 2014, ‘From private passions to sexting: how Britain’s sex life has gone public’

BBC Education online, 5 April 2014, “Sex education given an ancient twist” (Achieved no. 3 top story on BBC website)

Times Education Supplement, 4th April 2014, ‘The Objects of Desire Aiding Frank Discussion of Sex’

History Extra Online, 8th April 2014, Historical sex objects to feature in classrooms’

The Times Education online, 8th April 2014, ‘Historical props help to spare teachers’ blushes during sex education’

Exeter Express and Echo, 1st April 2014, ‘Sex objects go on display in Exeter museum’

Western Morning News, 6th April 2014, ‘Lessons in love from past help banish sex education sniggers’

Bristol Sunday Independent, 6th April 2014, ‘Ancient Art Used in Sex Education’

Blogs and online articles

Notches Blog, ‘’Good on the Romans!’ Museum Visitors Reflecting on Cultural Attitudes to Sex’


Notches Blog, Intimate Worlds: Exploring Sexuality Through the Wellcome Collection’

Wellcome Library Blog,Intimate Worlds: exhibiting erotica from Henry Wellcome’s collection’ 

The Exeter Daily, ‘Intimate Worlds – Exploring Sexuality at Exeter’s Museum’

Eddystone Trust, HIV and Sexual Health Services, ‘Sex Through the Ages’

3D Eye, wellbeing, education & human intelligences consultants, ‘Intimate Worlds: Exhibition for Sex and Relationships Education’

Museums Association, ‘Sex Education Exhibition Opens in Exeter


Deutsche Welle, ‘Teaching students with ancient sex toys’