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Thank you, Volunteers

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  Sending out thanks to all of our past and current volunteers. Your dedication to preserving local history, sharing knowledge, and creating a welcoming space for visitors is truly admirable. We often have volunteering opportunities, both in person at Calne Heritage Centre and from your own home. If this is something you'd be interested in, email us for a chat: email@calneheritage.co.uk #VolunteersWeek

𝐀𝐑𝐓 𝐈𝐍 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐍𝐄 𝐒𝐔𝐌𝐌𝐄𝐑 𝐄𝐗𝐇𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟒

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  𝐀𝐑𝐓 𝐈𝐍 𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐍𝐄  𝐒𝐔𝐌𝐌𝐄𝐑 𝐄𝐗𝐇𝐈𝐁𝐈𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟒 Original artwork for sale by local artists including paintings and 3d clay artworks CALNE HERITAGE CENTRE New Rd, Calne, SN11 0SQ 5th - 29th JUNE 2024 Open Wednesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm 

Shop with us this Christmas

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Shop local this Christmas with gifts ranging from books and calendars to coasters and cards - with all profits going towards our work looking after Calne's heritage. With gifts from  Chris Dunn Illustration ,  Active Calne ,  Calne Calendar ,  Calne Place Names ,  Art by Mark , and more! #CalneShopsLocal   #LoveCalne   #CalneCommunity

𝐂 & 𝐓 𝐇𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐬 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐞

The company magazine, which ran from 1927 until the WWII paper shortage, cut short its run in 1940, is now available online for non-commercial use. To read online, or to download a copy, head to our Archive.org page: https://archive.org/details/@calne_heritage_centre?sort=titleSorter CHC Harris Magazine by Tim Havenith

𝙈𝙖𝙮𝙤𝙧𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝘾𝙖𝙡𝙣𝙚 𝙋𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙞𝙩𝙨

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Cyril Horace Thomas, Mayor between 1944-1946 During 2022, with the help of  Calne Town Council, Calne Heritage Centre volunteer and Trustee, Tim Havenith,  digitised the available portraits of the Calne Mayors that are on display in the Council Chambers of Calne Town Hall. This document includes available portraits from Borough Mayors between 1836-1974 and Town Mayors from 1974 - 2023. Appended with an index of mayors. To view the portraits or download a copy of the PDF, appended with an index of mayors  (approximately 77MB) , click here . Many thanks to Guy Henly, Town Hall Caretaker, for his invaluable assistance in this project.