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Upcoming Events


WWI Book group

22 January, 2.30 - 4.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

WWI Book group

Join our friendly book group to chat about books relating to WW1.

 


‘To Serve King and Country’ Gallery Talk

24 January, 2.15 - 3.30, Free for pass holders or with normal admission

‘To Serve King and Country’ Gallery Talk

Meet our friendly project volunteers to learn about their research and the exhibition and ask questions at these informal talks.


Dust Busters! Conservation in Action

25 January, 2.15, Free for pass holders or with normal admission

Dust Busters! Conservation in Action

The start of the New Year is when the preventive conservation team ‘spring’ into action to clean the first-floor galleries collection.  There are a vast number of treasures on open display in these rooms and it’s vital to protect them from damage and deterioration – especially dust. Join us for a short talk about how this detailed work is carried out, how the different objects are cared for & see the specialist equipment used by our team as they fight the battle against dust!


Once upon a Textile

26 January, 10.00 - 1.00, 2.00 - 4.00

Once upon a Textile

Once upon a time, there was you, your textile and your story. From Granny’s old teddy to your child’s christening robe, textiles hold memories for us all. We’d like to meet you and learn about the textiles that are important to you, and record your special stories about them. So please bring along your cherished textile to this relaxed and informal story sharing day and tell us all about it.

Sessions are an hour long, during which time your stories will be filmed and our textile conservator Cecilia will advise you how to preserve your textile for the future.

Book here> 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 2.00, 3.00


Lennox Cato in Conversation with SOLD! curator Mark Westgarth

26 January, 11.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission. Booking Required

Lennox Cato in Conversation with SOLD! curator Mark Westgarth

Join us for this special event where you can hear TV presenter and antique specialist Lennox Cato talk about his career in the antiques business and on television with SOLD curator Mark Westgarth.

Free for pass holders or normal admission, but booking is essential.

Book here.


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*Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.
**Unless otherwise stated events are free with general admission and to Pass holders. Booking maybe required where requested.

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