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Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

“Miss, why are you here? Why are you bothering with us?” Half way through our project and one participant can’t get his head around the fact that a couple of historians, a theatre maker and a facilitator chose to come into a prison to work with a group of men on an archaeology and identity … Continue reading

Guest blog: Prudence Maltby writes about the concluding Cicatrix events at the end of its touring

Guest blog: Prudence Maltby writes about the concluding Cicatrix events at the end of its touring

Swindon and Montreal: These final exhibitions have been an opportunity to further expand the Cicatrix project, successfully reflecting the Commonwealth collaboration between the six artists on Salisbury Plain, honouring their compatriots who trained in this landscape to fight in WW1. For Montreal we each created a print version of the project for Montreal, Cicatrix Imprimé; … Continue reading

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Museum and archive collections are, in their very nature, eclectic. They often have roots in one person’s fascination with the past and they develop and grow much like a tree putting out roots. They are often dependent on donations, and collecting policies within museums are developed to provide some structure to this form of collecting, … Continue reading

Guest blog: The Wharf Theatre looks forward to bringing another 70 years of quality, independent theatre to Devizes and East Wiltshire.…….

Guest blog: The Wharf Theatre looks forward to bringing another 70 years of quality, independent theatre to Devizes and East Wiltshire.…….

In the 6th Century BC when Thespis, a priest, poet and follower of the Greek God Dionysus, combined dialogue with song it is said that he became the first actor and theatre began. Today theatre remains an integral part of our society and culture; a place of entertainment and magic. Wiltshire boasts many wonderful venues … Continue reading