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A Poetic Eye: John Craxton on Cranborne Chase and Crete

A new exhibition at Dorset County Museum in Dorchester will chart Craxton’s journey from Cranborne to Crete, from early paintings of dark and menaced war-time landscapes to joyful scenes painted under bright Cretan skies.

art exhibition

literary talk

What Tess meant to Hardy and Why.

Lecture by Prof. Keith Wilson University of Ottawa

thomas hardy talk

A John Craxton Talk: John Craxton’s Dorset by Ian Collins

Ian Collins, curator of the exhibition talks about the life of artist John Craxton in Dorset

art lecture

adult craft workshop

Lunch Time Concert - Mike Denham

Performed by Mike Denham Ragtime Revisited classic ragtime composed by some of Scott Joplin’s contemporaries 

lunchtime concert

talk

family activity

Hardy and the New Science

Lecture by Prof. Angelique Richardson

thomas hardy talk

Archaeology Field Trip: Maumbury Rings and Mount Pleasant

Maumbury Rings and Mount Pleasant. Meet at Maumbury Rings at 6pm.

archaeology field trip

adult craft workshop

music

Archaeology Field Trip: Druce Farm Roman Villa

Druce Farm Roman Villa. Meet at Druce Farm at 6pm.

archaeology field trip

family activity

adult craft workshop

family activity