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Breakfast with the Curator

A Dorset Woman at War exhibition: visit the exhibition out of hours, have a private tour with the curator and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast in our Museum Tea Room.

breakfast tour

Talk by Christopher Nicholson on his book 'Winter'

Talk, book signing and book sales.

literary lecture

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Lunchtime Concert with Bernardo who will play his genuine 200 year old Louis Panormo instrument..

Dorset County Museum apologise for any Unfortunately, Pia Bose and Antonio Pastor are unable to be at the Museum on this date. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused. This event has been rescheduled for September 2015. .

lunchtime concert

exhibition event

Archaeology Lecture

Neolithic Warfare by Dr Martin Smith of Bournemouth University

archaeology lecture

Young Archaeologist's Club - 10.30am to 12.30pm

For children aged 8-17. Book your place in advance on 01305 756827 as numbers are limited.

children's activity

geology lecture

adult craft workshop

An Englishman's Home: Play Reading

Play-reading by The New Hardy Players of Guy du Maurier's play about the fictional attack on England by enemy forces. First performed in London in 1909.

exhibition event

lunchtime concert

Travellers' Tales

Ancient Mexico by Neil Meldrum

travellers' tales talk

Annual Book Sale

Annual fundraising sale of second hand books and Museum publications

book sale

Thomas Hardy Talk

Hardy, Games and Prehistoric Landscapes by Dr Rebecca Welshman of Exeter University

thomas hardy talk

Young Archaeologist's Club - 10.30am to 12.30pm

For children aged 8-17. Book your place in advance on 01305 756827 as numbers are limited.

children's activity

Halloween Family Activity Evening!

Themed activities to include crafts and drama plus a light buffet supper. Ideal for children aged 7-13. All tickets £7.50. 5pm - 8pm

family activity evening

Archaeology Lecture

Excavations on Ham Hill by Niall Sharples of Cardiff University

archaeology lecture

Book Launch

Late Bronze Age pottery production at Tinney's Lane, Sherborne. By J Best, A Woodward and K Tyler.

book launch

geology lecture

Adult Craft Workshop - Make a Teddy Bear I

Materials available to buy, or bring your own. Phone for further details.

adult craft workshop

geology lecture

lunchtime concert

Dorset County Boundary Research Group Seminar

Charting and Chartering the Borders of Dorset: County boundary-making set in a wider historical context. With guest speaker Dr Mark Gardiner, Queen's University, Belfast.

seminar