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Guest blog: Celebrating Volunteer Week 2019, Heather Morris, reflects on being a volunteer and concert manager at Wiltshire Music Centre

Guest blog: Celebrating Volunteer Week 2019, Heather Morris, reflects on being a volunteer and concert manager at Wiltshire Music Centre

  Wiltshire Music Centre was founded over 20 years ago by a group of local people who realised that there was a serious need for top quality performance and rehearsal areas in the area. Since then, the Centre has built a reputation as a professional, 300-seat concert hall presenting over 150 concerts a year, involving … Continue reading

Guest blog: GrowFlowShow – Anya Beaumont and Jo Taylor present new works for exhibition inspired by the architectural story of Corsham.

Guest blog: GrowFlowShow – Anya Beaumont and Jo Taylor present new works for exhibition inspired by the architectural story of Corsham.

Katie Ackrill, curator and Visual Arts Coordinator at The Pound, invited us to exhibit together as our respective work has a visual relationship and takes inspiration from architectural ornament. To start the conversation we arranged a series of “drawing dates” at Corsham Court, by kind permission of James Methuen-Campbell. During these sessions we worked in … 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

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