Bryan’s topic was a subject close to his heart – ‘The history of coinage’. The two are intertwined – what is printed on coins helps our understanding of history and our knowledge of history helps us to understand the development of coins. He is an expert on the subject and has given a lot of […]
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Who knew there were dinosaurs in Crystal Palace? You’ll find them in the world’s first dinosaur park, which opened in 1854. Today its Grade I listed models provide a snapshot of our understanding of dinosaurs at the dawn of palaeontology. Courtesy of The Arts Society, Dr Aaron W Hunter, takes us on a tour here
Opera Group 1 started its new season with the showing of The Merry Widow, courtesy of Sally and John Morgan. The next meeting will be held on Friday 12th November at 10am and Barbara Ward will be hosting. For more information please contact John Morgan.
The Oxford Botanic Garden celebrates its 400th anniversary, the first major exhibition exploring the advent of plant sciences and its incredible visual history has opened at the Bodleian Libraries, complete with rare books, incredible prints, paintings and specimens. Courtesy of The Arts Society, here how the show’s curator, Professor Stephen A Harris, tells the stories […]
The ‘Great Goosey Gander’ is back and the town is due to play host to a Fiver Fest in October. Upcoming Events: 9-23 October – Totally Locally Fiver Fest 9-16 October – The Great Goosey Gander 23-30 October – Halloween Trail 20 November – Christmas Light switch-on, 4-7pm 3 December – Dickensian Evening