Tag Archives: Exhibitions

Skinner’s Horse and the Cavalry of Empire

With the forthcoming anniversary of the Great War we have a unique opportunity to examine and commemorate the contribution of India to the ‘war to end all wars’ and the role of the horse in the first industrialized conflict. See … Continue reading

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The Wall of Remembrance Exhibition

A schools project has been underway across the county with thousands of children making commemorative crosses to recognise the individuals from within their own communities who gave their lives during the First World War. The wall of remembrance, which bears … Continue reading

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Stonehenge and the First World War

This exhibition will examine the experience of the military activity on Salisbury Plain during the First World War and its impact on the land and communities surrounding Stonehenge. It will also examine the impact of the War as a whole … Continue reading

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WW1 Living Room appears in Corsham High St

As part of its contribution to the “Corsham Commemorates” project, Corsham Area Heritage has set up a replica of a typical Living Room, as it would have appeared at the time of WW1, in the Pictor Room of Arnold House … Continue reading

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A Letter Home

A moving musical remembrance of Longleat House in the shadow of the First World War. Hosted by the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Peter Addington, this special musical showcase of some of Wiltshire’s finest young talents commemorates the vital role of … Continue reading

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West Lavington WW1 exhibition of sculpture

Moods of Summers 1914 – 2014 An exhibition of contemporary sculpture taking place at West Lavington in June builds on the legacy of major artists working at the time and shortly after WW1.  The exhibition shop features the work of … Continue reading

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Ham village WW1 commemorations and exhibition

The village of Ham in the Pewsey area is making preparations to stage exhibitions of photographs, memorabilia and stories to commemorate the First World War, to be held  on the official weekend of 26/27th July 2014. For more details, please … Continue reading

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The role of horses in WW1

James Aldridge, Artist & Creative Learning Consultant and Director of Creative Ecology is a Wiltshire artist who was commissioned last year to research and make artwork on the subject of the role that horses played in World War 1, with … Continue reading

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Bowood and the First World War

2014 Exhibition ‘For King and Country’ ‘For King and Country: Bowood and the First World War’ The 2014 Exhibition at Bowood House will feature paintings, photographs and documents from the Lansdowne family’s collections to commemorate the centenary of the First … Continue reading

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