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Blandford Town Museum

Blandford Museum houses and displays artefacts from Blandford Forum and the surrounding Villages.      

We are open every Monday to Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30 from April and until the end of October. Entry is Free.

   

Blandford Museum Archaeology Club Quiz Night !

Saturday, 10 January 2015 at The Blandford Forum Parish Centre, from 7pm to the finish of the Quiz

£8 per person, with 6 peoplel per team. Includes a Fish and Chips dinner. Guest Quizmaster is Julian Richards of "Meet the Ancestors"

For more information and tickets, contact Forum Framers, Salisbury Stree, Blandford Forum

 

Blandford Museum Victorian Garden Club will host their forth annual Potato Day at Pimperne Village Hall on Sunday, 25 January from 10am to 2pm

Entry fee is 50p. Free Parking 

Hosted with Pennard Plants, there will be a choice of over 70 varieties of potato. The selection of other vegetables and fruit to grow whether plant or seed, means that there will be
something of interest to all gardeners.more info button

For more information, please contact Heather on 01258 458678

 

 Human Evolution Course

by Professor Peter Andrews and Dr Sylvia Hixson Andrewsmore info button

A 10-week course starting on Wednesday, 28th January, from 7-9pm, at the Blandford Museum

 

 Thursday Talks at Blandford Museum

 Where could one find out about Catalhoyuk, a Neolithic town in Turkey where there were no streets so the inhabitants ‘got about’ by moving across the rooftops; the exploits of the Portman family; and a brief history of computers from the Egyptians to GPS?

This varied programme of short talks has been given by members of the Blandford Town Museum Trust in the last three months to enthusiastic and interested audiences who have packed the Museum once a month on Thursday evenings.

The talks are free to attend although donations are welcome and as space is limited it is advised that you come early to get a good seat. The talks always take place on the first Thursday of the month at the Blandford Museum, with tea and coffee at 7, talks starting at 7:30. Coming up are:

 

5th February        Mark Hinsley on Churchyard Yews – Pagan or Christian?

5th March             Update on The Church Cupola Project

2nd April                Peter Andrews, Michael Le Bas (the curators) on What’s new in the Museum?

7th May                 Dave Stewart on Hod Hill

4th June                Sara Loch, guided visit to the Old House

 

For more information please contact 01258 458911 or email s.hixsonandrews@uwclub.net