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Winter Closing 2019

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Art Exhibition and Sale.

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A display of the work of local people who create art for a hobby rather than a living.

Where: Calne Heritage Centre.
When: 6th to 24th November 2019.
Opening hours: 10.00-4.00 Wed-Sat. 2.00-4.00 Sunday.
Cost: Admission Free.

A Very Brief History of Carnegie Library

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The Life and Times of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Highlighting his Stay in Calne 1814-16

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Calne Heritage Centre Summer Exhibition 2019 The Life and Times of Samuel Taylor Coleridge:
Highlighting his Stay in Calne 1814-16 Where: Calne Heritage Centre
When: 7th August to 29th September 2019
Times: Wed to Sat 10.00-4.00 and Sunday 2.00 -4.00
Price: Entry Free - Donations very welcome.

Calne's Dr. Pownall and the murder of Louisa Cooke - 1859.

Many thanks to John Osbourne, who has brought in some more of his research for sharing.

This time on Dr. Pownall, one time mayor of Calne, who was found not guilty of the murder of Louisa Cooke due to insanity became an inmate at Broadmoor until his death in 1882.


Read the full account of this tragedy by downloading the PDF