The Fossil Women

January 7, 2022

Mary Anning, the fossil woman

Join Tom Sharpe, formerly Curator of Palaeontology and Archives at the National Museum of Wales, and author of ‘The Fossil Woman: A life of Mary Anning’, to examine what we know of the life of this extraordinary woman.

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Nebra_Sky_Disclow_State Office for Heritage Management and Archaeology Saxony-Anhalt, Juraj Liptá

December 14, 2021

Staging the world of Stonehenge

FULLY BOOKED This talk explores the British Museum's major exhibition on the world of Stonehenge with the help of its key objects from across Europe, including the first loan to Britain of the Nebra sky disc and several important objects kindly loaned to the exhibition by Dorset Museum.

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Quiet Revolutions

December 13, 2021

Quiet Revolutions

Quiet Revolutions, a display of ceramic pieces inspired by the lives of Sylvia Townsend Warner and Valentine Ackland, will run from 22 January – 27 March 2022 in the Museum’s Artists’ Dorset gallery, coinciding with February’s LGBT+ History month.

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Anne Desmet

December 9, 2021

Setting the Scene

Anne Desmet introduces “Scene through Wood: A Century of Modern Wood Engraving”, an Ashmolean Museum exhibition she curated to celebrate the centenary of the Society of Wood Engravers.

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Anciently a manor

September 23, 2021

‘Anciently a manor’: the medieval manor at Lower Putton Lane, Chickerell | Dr Clare Randall

Join Dr Clare Randall to find out more about the findings from excavations at Lower Putton Lane carried out by Context One Heritage and Archaeology during 2016–2017 revealed a significant part of a manorial settlement.

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