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Music and Mime - Every Friday (term time only)

Date
24/02/2017 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.

Scaplen's Court Physic and Herb Garden Open

Date
03/05/2017 13:00 - 30/09/2017 16:00
Description

Please check with Poole Museum on the day you intend to visit. The garden will be closed without prior notice in poor weather conditions or if volunteer cover is unavailable.

We are always looking for volunteer Garden Stewards. If this is of interest to you, please find out more

Tibetan Teapot from Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum

Date
10/06/2017 - 10/09/2017
Description
On display at Poole Museum 10 June - 10 September 2017

Poole Museum Society Talk - No Laughing Matter: 17th Century Surgeons and their Practices

Date
20/09/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

A talk and demonstration with reference to local practitioners by Gary Edwards of Poole Museum. Prepare to be informed – and terrified!

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

Find out about your find

Date
26/09/2017 10:30 - 13:00
Description

Have you got a mystery object that you've dug up in your garden or found while out for a Sunday walk? If so, bring them along to our free drop-in session at Poole Museum and get your questions answered by a specialist. Claire Pinder and Ciorstaidh Trevarthen, from Dorset County Council's Historic Environment Team, will be here to identify your archaeological finds and help to solve the mystery!

Free

Talk 2: The Conservation of Sea Music & Decay Mechanisms in Public Sculpture

Date
06/10/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description
To include those of painted steel or copper by conservation expert Jane Foley of Foley Associates and Sea Music conservators Hall Conservation. Venue: Poole Museum

Talk 3: Saving ‘Sculpitecture’

Date
10/11/2017 12:00 - 13:30
Description
Catherine Croft, The 20th Century Society. Venue: Arts University Bournemouth, Main Lecture Theatre (UH001).

Talk 4: Anthony Caro: Sculpture in The Landscape

Date
16/11/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description
Peter Murray of Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Venue: Arts University Bournemouth Lecture Theatre  A025 in the North Building.

Poole Museum Society Talk - Flying Boats of Poole Harbour 1939-1948

Date
18/10/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Jeremy Waters, author of Parkstone-on-Sea: Salterns, Sandbanks and Seaplanes, talks about Poole’s days as an international airport during and after World War II.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

Spooky Spider Trail

Date
21/10/2017 10:00 - 28/10/2017 17:00
Description
Follow the trail to reveal the letters to make a spooky word. Free

Scaplen's Court Witch

Date
25/10/2017 11:00 - 15:00
Description

Visit Scaplen's Court for some spine-chilling craft activities and a chance to meet our story-telling witch. Free.
 

The Big Draw

Date
27/10/2017 11:00 - 14:30
Description
Calling all budding artists to take part in the national Big Draw campaign at Poole Museum by helping us to create a giant map of Poole Harbour. Booking required. Free.

Poole Museum Society Talk - Pirates, Castaways and Codfish: exploring Poole’s Maritime Heritage c. 1570-1730 with Don Nutt.

Date
15/11/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

Discover more about exploration, trade, war and conflict in this most turbulent 160 year period.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

Talk 5: Caro and the Sea Music Commission

Date
22/11/2017 14:00 - 15:30
Description
Alistair Sooke in conversation with Patrick Cunningham (Studio Manager of Caro studio). Venue: Poole Museum – 5th floor.

Seasonal Stories

Date
25/11/2017 11:00 - 15:00
Description

Join us for some festive fun with our Christmas craft activity and story-telling. Free.

Festive refreshments will be available to purchase.

Poole Museum Society Talk - Poole, the First World War and its Legacy

Date
13/12/2017 19:30 - 21:00
Description

An introduction to the project by David Watkins & Katie Heaton of Poole History Centre, followed by our Christmas social and bring and share buffet.

Members of the public are very welcome to come along to Society talks on local history and heritage topics. They take place on the 5th floor of the Museum (unless otherwise stated) and there is a small fee of £2 for non-members. See the link below for details of the autumn meetings with more to come in the spring. No need to book. For more details contact j.oliver48@btinternet.com

https://poolemuseumsociety.wordpress.com/forthcoming-events/

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