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From 30 Mar - 28 Oct 2018
Daily 10am - 5pm
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Poole, the First World War and its Legacy

Date
01/11/2017 - 29/02/2020
Description

Poole History Centre is currently delivering a HLF funded project, ‘Poole, the First World War and its Legacy’. Alongside building an innovative and dynamic new website a variety of events will be taking place including community roadshows, lectures and a touring exhibition. For more information please see http://www.pooleww1.org.uk/

 

Music and Mime - Every Friday (term time only)

Date
17/11/2017 10:30 - 11:30
Description

A fun music and signing group for babies and toddlers at Poole Museum.Sing nursery rhymes, make music and learn simple signs for everyday communication. Suitable for babies and toddlers (0-3 years old)

Every Friday (term time only)  

Booking is not essential, but spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. FREE

Call Poole Museum on 01202 262600 or email museums@poole.gov.uk for more information.

Museum Memory Club - Every Friday 2-4pm

Date
13/04/2018 14:00 - 16:00
Description

Are you living with memory loss or dementia?
Join us for a social afternoon of reminiscence, friendship and support. Our weekly club is held in our learning suite, and is led by a specialist reminiscence facilitator in association with Prama.
Advance booking essential. £2 per week, payable on the day.

To find out more and book your place call Anna Shiels on 01202 633971 or email a.shiels@poole.gov.uk

Made possible thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Scaplen’s Court Garden Opening

Date
05/05/2018 13:00 - 30/09/2018 16:00
Description
Adjoining Scaplen’s Court is a delightful walled garden providing an oasis of colour and tranquillity. Originally designed by George Dillistone in 1930, it was restored by volunteers in 2000 as a herb and physic garden. Volunteers continue to keep the garden looking beautiful and it will open to the public from 5 May to 30 September.

Art Detectives Exhibition Trail

Date
26/05/2018 - 30/09/2018
Description

Discover and explore our Augustus John exhibition with this fun detective trail. Look for clues in the pictures, solve puzzles and draw your own sketches.

Available during museum opening hours.

‘A Grand Epoch’: Augustus John and his Young Contemporaries

Date
23/06/2018 14:30 - 15:30
Description

Exhibition Curator Dr David Boyd Haycock will explore the story of John’s young life, and the talented friends who surrounded him.

Further information:

Augustus John (1878-1961) studied at the Slade School of Art in London where, in the 1890s, there was an extraordinary array of talented young students. As well as his sister Gwen John, they included William Orpen, Ambrose McEvoy, Spencer Gore, Percy Wyndham Lewis and Edna Clark Hall. John would call it ‘A Grand Epoch’, whilst their drawing master, Henry Tonks, dubbed it the school’s first ‘crisis of brilliance’. In this lecture Dr. Haycock will explore the story of John’s young life, and the talented friends who surrounded him.


Booking information to follow

Poole Maritime Festival Tours

Date
23/06/2018 14:00 - 16:30
Description

Saturday 23 June 2018
2pm and repeated at 3.30pm


Poole Museum
The tour lasts approximately one hour and places must be booked in advance.
The tour is free but donations will be taken at the end. Suggested donation of £3.

Tour 1 at 2pm:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poole-maritime-festival-tour-2pm-tickets-45758599202

Tour 2 at 3.30pm:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poole-maritime-festival-tour-330pm-tickets-45758674427

Join Captain Kate for a free guided tour of the historic museum buildings and monuments. Learn more about the maritime heritage collections that tell Poole’s remarkable maritime story and find out about plans for opening these up for the public in the future through Our Museum project.

The tour lasts approximately one hour. There are two time slots available and places must be booked in advance.

Poole Museum Goes Vintage

Date
15/07/2018 11:00 - 16:00
Description

To celebrate Poole Goes Vintage, Poole Museum will be hosting its own photo station of vintage props and artefacts. Join us for free to take some authentic vintage selfies and visit the 50’s kitchen for even more photo fun.

Free


Scaplen’s Court opening hours

Date
01/08/2018 - 31/08/2018
Description

1 August - 31 August

Mon – Fri 10am – 4.30pm

Sun 12 noon – 4.30pm

Free entry, donations welcome

 

Hands on History

Date
02/08/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting Hands on History activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to hold museum objects and learn about the archaeology, natural history and social history of Poole.

Hands on History

Date
09/08/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting Hands on History activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to hold museum objects and learn about the archaeology, natural history and social history of Poole.

Hands on History

Date
16/08/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting Hands on History activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to hold museum objects and learn about the archaeology, natural history and social history of Poole.

Hands on History

Date
23/08/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting Hands on History activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to hold museum objects and learn about the archaeology, natural history and social history of Poole.

Hands on History

Date
30/08/2018 13:00 - 16:00
Description
Come and join in our exciting Hands on History activity at Poole Museum. Visitors to the Museum will have the chance to hold museum objects and learn about the archaeology, natural history and social history of Poole.
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