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Objects in Focus Talks

  • Where:
    Chippenham Museum, 9 - 10 Market Place, Chippenham, SN15 3HF
  • When:
    1 March to 10 April
    1:00pm to 1:30pm
  • Every:
    Friday
    Next On:
    March 29th 2019 at 1:00pm
  • How much:
    Free
  • Contact:
    01249 705020
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Objects in Focus Talks
Looking to do something different over lunch?

Chippenham Museum's current programme of free Object in Focus talks are perfect for local culture-loving workers, residents and students to pop in and learn something new whilst at lunch. The half-hour weekly talks start at 1pm and will be running alongside the museum’s current temporary exhibition ‘What’s in Store: Behind the Scenes at Chippenham Museum’ open until Tuesday 23 April.

The short introductory talks will explore the stories behind some of the museum’s objects on display and discuss how they help our understanding of the past.

Objects in Focus:

Friday 1st March – Mayor of Lowden Chain

Friday 8th March – Reconstructing of Saxon Chippenham

Tuesday 12th March – Modern Collecting

Thursday 21st March – Indexing the Spinke’s Directories

Friday 29th March – Betty Hooper’s gift from her Starlettes

Wednesday 3rd April – Florence Hancock

Wednesday 10th April – A Saxon Spear Head

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald