Young person (ages 16-24)

Horn Trio

March 7, 2024

Horn Trio

Ben Goldscheider, French Horn Callum Smart, Violin Richard Utterly, Piano

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Yuanfan Yang

March 7, 2024

Yuanfan Yang, Pianist

Pianist and composer Yuanfan Yang, born in Edinburgh, is a First-Class Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music in London. He has won numerous prizes at international piano competitions and has performed with prestigious orchestras worldwide. Yuanfan is also an accomplished composer, winning awards for his compositions. His debut album "Watercolour" received critical acclaim.

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Ruisi Quartet

March 7, 2024

Ruisi Quartet

Celebrated for their deeply engaging performances of early repertoire alongside championing progressive new music, the critically-acclaimed Ruisi Quartet has established a reputation as a charismatic and expressive young ensemble.

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Stalbridge Middle Bronze Age Hoard Appeal. Rights Holder: Surrey County Council CC BY 2.0 DEED

February 21, 2024

Saving Treasure for Dorset: The Stalbridge and Charlton Marshall hoards

Join Dr Clare Randall for this afternoon talk, to find out more about two fascinating archaeological hoards that Dorset Museum & Art Gallery are currently raising funds to save for the county.

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February 5, 2024

John Brown in Dorchester: Rebuilding a Life after slavery

Discover the little-known story of John Brown, in this new showcase display outside the Collections Discovery Centre.

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Cerne Abbas Giant from the air (c) National Trust Images Mike Calnan James Dobson

February 4, 2024

Cerne Giant and other Wessex Hill Figures

The Cerne Abbas Giant is one of the most recognisable and talked about hill figures in the UK. This special conference draws upon recent excavations and new research by the National Trust, led by Martin Papworth, and offers the opportunity to explore the giant in relationship to other significant hill figures in the region.

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Life on the edge by Amit Eshel, Wildlife Photographer of the Year

November 19, 2023

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Wildlife Photographer of the Year, the world-famous exhibition from the Natural History Museum, is returning to Dorset Museum & Art Gallery

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Valley of Stones (c) Mark North 2015

November 3, 2023

Revealing the Hidden Heritage of West Dorset | Dr Anne Teather

In July 2023, Anne Teather and the organisation she runs, Past Participate, made national headlines when their discovery of a rare “polissoir”, or polishing stone in the Valley of the Stones, west Dorset, was announced. The stone was used 5,000 years ago by Neolithic people to hone tools such as axes. In this afternoon's talk, Anne reveals the story of this major find, as well as the work Past Participate do to connect local people with the archaeology of the region.

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Elf2

November 2, 2023

Elf Workshop

The Elves need your help in the workshop. Join them and lend a hand! You're invited to embark on a magical journey filled with Christmas crafts, fun activities, and the chance to learn all the secrets of the elves

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