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Passing through Bishopstrow. With permission of Warminster Museum

Events List

Wiltshire at War – The Call to Arms exhibition on view in Malmesbury

The Call to Arms, one of a series of exhibitions being produced by Wiltshire at War: Community Stories, has opened at Athelstan Museum in Malmesbury. Using letters and archives this exhibit tells the community stories of men in Wiltshire called to arms in the early months of World War I. It is the first exhibit of Wiltshire County’s multi-year remembrance

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Author talk – Stewart Binns

Award-winning documentary-maker and best-selling author Stewart Binns talks to writer Dawn Gorman about his new series of novels, which explore the impact of WW1 on a large cast of characters including the Churchill family, miners and weavers in Lancashire, and the Stewart-Murrays, a titled family in Scotland. Expect bravery, romance and plenty of surprises. This

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The Call to Arms visits Crofton Beam Engines

The first Wiltshire at War exhibition,  Wiltshire Does its Bit, is showing at Crofton Beam Engines at Crofton Pumping Station near Marlborough until the end of September 2015. The working museum is set in unspoiled Wiltshire countryside, and visitors can also enjoy the Engineman’s Rest Café and gift shop, both open every day (except Monday) 10.30am to 4.30pm.

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The Call to Arms exhibition visits Westbury

The Call to Arms exhibition is visiting The Laverton town council building in Westbury from Monday 6 July as part of the Westbury Remembers – the chosen & the fallen – World War 1 project events. The Call to Arms is the first of five touring exhibitions telling a different aspect of the Wiltshire at War story

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