Family (under 5s)

NHS Unmasked

September 14, 2022

Unmasked

Unmasked is a local, voluntary project that began in the dark days of March 2020, when a new disease called COVID-19 literally stopped the world as we knew it.

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Artyfacts

September 7, 2022

Autumn ArtyFacts

Self-service - create your own Dorset landscape in a frame and/ or a Dorset-inspired bookmark, all materials and instructions supplied in the Victorian hall.

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Artyfacts

September 7, 2022

Heritage Open Day ArtyFacts

Create your own Beaker coil and pinch clay pot inspired by the the ancient bronze age pots in our Dorset People's gallery.

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Emma-Marie Kabanova

September 7, 2022

Strings Forever!

Join baroque violinist Emma-Marie Kabanova on a musical journey back in time exploring the dance tunes and folk music beloved by Thomas Hardy and his family.  Tim Laycock and Colin Thompson contribute the traditional dance tunes and folksongs of Dorset on violin, concertina and melodeon.

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Thomas Hardy in his Study at Max Gate

September 6, 2022

Who’s in the Next Room?

Poems by Thomas Hardy with new writing from Paul Hyland, Kate Scott, Catherine Simmonds & Pam Zinnemann-Hope

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Heart of Stone_Banner

August 11, 2022

Heart of Stone

The Portland Players and Island Voices Community Choir present: Heart of Stone Dorset Tour 2022 at the Roman Town House. A celebration of Portland stone, landscape and people co-created and performed by local communities.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Autumn ArtyFacts

Create your own textured landscape or seascape painting or collage using mixed based inspired by paintings from the Hardy's Wessex exhibition and Hardy gallery.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Wessex-inspired landscapes and painted pebbles, create your landscape painting, collage or painted pebble inspired by paintings in Hardy's Wessex exhibition in the Hardy and Dorset Artists galleries.

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Artyfacts

July 31, 2022

Summer ArtyFacts

Wessex inspired landscapes and painted pebbles, create your landscape painting, collage or painted pebble inspired by paintings in the Hardy's Wessex exhibition the Hardy and Dorset Artists galleries.

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