Tag Archives: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre

The Joy of Ephemera

I and two colleagues from the History Centre and Salisbury Library were lucky enough to pay a visit to the welcoming staff and volunteers at the Centre for Ephemera Studies at the University of Reading https://www.reading.ac.uk/typography/research/typ-researchcentres.aspx recently. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Michael Wood on Alfred the Great and the Battle of Edington

On the evening of Thursday 16 November 2017 the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre was delighted to welcome renowned historian and television presenter, Michael Wood, as our guest speaker. Michael travelled from London to present a special one-off lecture to … Continue reading

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Wiltshire Watermeadows

A highly informative interactive display about Wiltshire watermeadows is being hosted by the Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, on view in November and December 2017. It includes video footage from a drone looking at a number of sites to give … Continue reading

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The Middle Ridgeway

Middle Ridgeway by Eric Jones and Patrick Dillon tells the story of the chalk downland of the North Wessex Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a refreshingly new way, considering the themes of the influence of the London market for … Continue reading

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Public Art Project needs Volunteers

Locate – Investigate – Map A project to locate, record and photograph public art, namely artwork made by an artist, arts practitioner or craftsperson and located in publicly accessible spaces and places in Wiltshire. Public artworks are vulnerable to change, whether … Continue reading

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