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  • all talks take place between 12.30pm - 1.30pm.
  • call 024 7635 0720 to book a free place

 

 

September

 

  • Training for the Trenches: The Great War Camps of Cannock Chase

 

Friday, 26 September

Principal Archaeologist for Staffordshire, Stephen Dean, describes how soldiers trained for action on the Western Front at the camps at Cannock Chase. The talk also describes the recently excavated Messines Terrain model.

 

October

 

  • The Speight Family of Photographers

 

Friday, 17 October

Historian John Frearson takes a look at this fascinating family of Victorian photographers with a particular focus on the business that operated in Nuneaton until the 1930s.

 

November

 

  • Picasso's Guernica 

 

Friday, 28 November

We are delighted to welcome back Professor Anthony Slinn for another of his wonderfully engaging talks. Anthony visits Guernica, New York and Madrid, taking you behind the scenes to show you the creation of Picasso's famous painting and its journey around the globe.

 

December

  • Christmas Readings

Friday, 12 December

Geoff Hales presents a popular programme of favourite comic, traditional and sentimental Christmas poems and prose, rounding off with a reading of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'.

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Museum and Art Gallery

Address: Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5TU

Tel: 024 7635 0720

Email: museum@nuneato
nandbedworth.gov.uk

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