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Wiltshire Project

You can take part in Ted Homer’s Arts Council/HLF project to discover more about heritage and tradition in Wiltshire. Visit Ted’s website to find out more.  

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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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New Local History Resource

The Redress of the Past: Historical Pageants in Britain 1905-2016 is a new free-to-use resource for local history: http://www.historicalpageants.ac.uk/pageants/ Dressing up and re-enacting the past through dramatic performance was a popular activity across much of twentieth-century Britain. Historical pageants were put on … Continue reading

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A Happy Anniversary to Wroughton History Group!

It’s been 40 years since the group was established and over the years they have been involved in many different activities, from helping on archaeological digs and surveying lost village sites as well as publishing ten books to date. The group … 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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Bratton History Association

Bratton History Association was re-founded by local history enthusiasts in January 2010. It aims to provide all those curious about their local history with an opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and discover more about the history of Bratton and Wiltshire. … 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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Know Your Place Roadshow

Know Your Place Local Heritage Roadshow Saturday 22 April, 10am – 4pm Yelde Hall, Chippenham   Discover Know Your Place, the free online research tool that is putting Wiltshire on the map. Join us at our spring roadshow event to … Continue reading

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