Tagged with Creative Wiltshire

Wiltshire Creative New Year season

Wiltshire Creative are delighted to offer a fantastic socially-distanced season of theatre, dance, music, comedy and live screenings, running between 19 January and 27 February 2021. To follow government guidelines for indoor performances and social distancing, the capacity of the main house will be reduced from 512 to 148, with audiences sitting in their household … Continue reading

A love of Art and Design … close to home

Wiltshire based Carole Bent’s love of art and design stretches back throughout her lifetime, from school to a degree and career that led her to move to Swindon with her partner, artist David Bent. This blog on Creative Wiltshire’s website gives an insight into their eclectic collection of locally created work acquired over a 20 … Continue reading

Guest blog: Joy Bloomfield talks about ARTeology – contemporary artists response to the Creative Wiltshire collections in museums and archives

Guest blog: Joy Bloomfield talks about ARTeology – contemporary artists response to the Creative Wiltshire collections in museums and archives

What is ARTeology? ARTeology is a project in which artists have responded to the Creative Wiltshire Collection, which has been expanded due to Heritage Lottery Funding, awarded as part of their Collecting Cultures programme. The allocation of a grant to Wiltshire and Swindon after a successful bid in 2013 has meant that accredited collections within … Continue reading

ARTeology – ART inspired through ART re-discovered

ARTeology, an artist participation project based at Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre invited contemporary artists to explore the ever-growing Creative Wiltshire collection as a catalyst for new work, inspired by the county’s creative and artisan heritage. Find out more about the next stage of the project by reading Creative Wiltshire’s recent blog:  https://creativewiltshire.com/2018/03/02/arteology-art-inspired-through-art-re-discovered/

Event: Crafting Ceramics

Event: Crafting Ceramics

You will have probably read last month’s blog post about progress being made to the Creative Wiltshire project, an HLF funded initiative based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre. On Saturday 7 January 2017, Creative Wiltshire has organised a ceramics demonstration by Sasha Wardell at the Springfield Community Campus, Corsham. Sasha is Wiltshire based, having trained … Continue reading