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Exhibitions

31 Years of 31 Studio

Tuesday 01/01/2019
to
Thursday 31/01/2019

COST:

31 Years of 31 Studio
 

'31 years of 31 Studio' showcases the work of this unique Platinum printing studio. Works on show will include prints from historical archives right through to contemporary photographers and artists, across a diverse range of styles, produced using the 19th century Platinum Palladium process. Amongst images from the glass negatives of Frederick Evans and Jacques Henri Lartigue there are images by Bill Brandt, Bailey, Linda McCartney, Don McCullin, Sebastião Salgado and Idris Khan.

Organised in collaboration with 31 Studio and PhotoStroud.

Museum re-opens for 2019

Tuesday 01/01/2019
to
Tuesday 01/01/2019
11am - 4.30pm
COST: Free (donations welcome)

Museum re-opens for 2019
 

The 1st January is our first day of opening in 2019.  We hope you've had a fantastic festive break. Why not bring your family and friends and start the new year by exploring your local museum!

Family Events

Make a Wassail Stick

Wednesday 02/01/2019
to
Friday 04/01/2019
11am-4pm
COST: 2 per child (age 5+)

Make a Wassail Stick
 

Get ready for Stroud Wassail! Invent a new tradition and make a marvellous, colourful wand to wave at the Wassail in the Park on 12 January. For families with children aged 5 ,younger siblings welcome too. Materials provided but if you have some bells and ribbons, bring those along to use too.

Talks

Talk by Paul Barnett: Defence of the Drift - Alfred Henry Hook VC

Thursday 10/01/2019
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Thursday 10/01/2019
2pm
COST: 5

Talk by Paul Barnett: Defence of the Drift - Alfred Henry Hook VC
 

This talk will transport the audience from the sun baked plains of Victorian South African to the serene pastures of rural Churcham. All the while setting the scene of the now long forgotten tale of local lad Alfred Henry Hook, V.C. winner, and his epic exploits whilst at Rorkes Drift - January 22 to 23 1879.

Booking necessary – call 01453 763394.  Talk repeated on Saturday 26th January 2019.

Family Events

Stroud Wassail at The Museum in the Park

Saturday 12/01/2019
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Saturday 12/01/2019
3pm
COST: Free

Stroud Wassail at The Museum in the Park
 

Come along and welcome the wandering wassailers as they gather outside the Museum this afternoon. Midwinter merriment for all!

For full details about this Winter festival see stroudwassail.com

Talks

Talk by Paul Barnett: Defence of the Drift - Alfred Henry Hook VC

Saturday 26/01/2019
to
Saturday 26/01/2019
2pm
COST: 5

Talk by Paul Barnett: Defence of the Drift - Alfred Henry Hook VC
 

This talk will transport the audience from the sun baked plains of Victorian South African to the serene pastures of rural Churcham. All the while setting the scene of the now long forgotten tale of local lad Alfred Henry Hook, V.C. winner, and his epic exploits whilst at Rorkes Drift - January 22 to 23 1879.

Booking necessary – call 01453 763394

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From the Collection

View of Wallbridge, Stroud, c.1790, artist unknown. A popular painting on display in the Museum which shows Wallbridge in Stroud at a time when spinners and weavers worked at home in their cottages.

 
 

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