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Sewing on show at Corinium Museum exhibit

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See sewing at its most creative at the Corinium Museum next month with the launch of the ‘Stitchery’ exhibition.
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National awards presented at Cotswold drystone walling competition

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Prestigious awards donated by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales were awarded last weekend at this year’s Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Drystone Walling Competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Textile talent at the Moreton Area Centre

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Join two textile artists at the Moreton Area Centre later this month as they explore modern and traditional techniques with a range of materials. Read the rest of this entry »

National awards to be presented at Cotswold drystone walling competition

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Prestigious awards donated by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales will be up for grabs at this year’s Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Drystone Walling Competition.
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Simon Chorley’s next auction includes selected items from Prinknash Abbey

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Thursday 18th September 10.30 am – Simon Chorley Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX.
After a busy summer Simon Chorley Art & Antiques are kick-starting the autumn sales with another blockbuster auction on 18th September. Buyers will be able to purchase a slice of history as selected items from Prinknash Abbey go under the hammer.
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Influences & Inspiration – an exhibition of Arts & Crafts from the 1860s to the present day

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Wednesday 10th September – Wednesday 24thSeptember 2008  -10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX

Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, in conjunction with John Beer of OsbornandMercer.com are pleased to present their 2008 Arts and Crafts exhibition, ‘Influences and Inspiration’. This is a combined loan and selling exhibition which will provide a rare opportunity to purchase furniture and decorative objects from the period together with pieces produced today using the same methods and ideals. Read the rest of this entry »

New Play Ranger scheme to start in Cotswolds

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Giving children the chance to enjoy outdoor play this summer is the aim of a new scheme launched by Cotswold District Council this month.

The Council’s new ‘Play Ranger’ scheme starts on Monday July 7th, where a small team of Play Rangers – led by Team Leader Katie Spencer – will travel to locations in Chesterton, Tetbury, Moreton in Marsh, Andoversford and Chedworth, equipped with a whole host of fun and games for local children to take part in.
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Textile artists come to Corinium Museum for two months

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Colourful and varied textiles through time will be the subject of an exhibition that is coming to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester next month.
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Learn how to help repair historic Cotswold drystone walls

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People are being offered the opportunity to learn the traditional rural art of drystone walling in the beautiful surroundings of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). For the sixth year running the Cotswolds Conservation Board, the organisation that exists to conserve and enhance the AONB, is providing walling courses at locations across the 790 square mile protected landscape. Read the rest of this entry »

A host of holiday fun at the Cotswold Corinium Museum

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From storytelling to life in Roman Corinium workshops, there is something for all the family at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester over the Easter school holidays.

The Park Street museum will host several family drop-in sessions during the holiday break, including attempts to recreate crafts and characters from both the Victorian and Medieval eras, as well as workshops were children can explore household items and their uses through history. Read the rest of this entry »

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