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Fatal August by Sue Boddington

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The author with the lovely Hamish. Sue Boddington has been hard at work, recently releasing her third historical novel in three years. This book covers a lot of the genuine history of Calne, Devizes, and the surrounding villages. You can collect your copy at Calne Heritage Centre for £8.95, with profits going directly to the Centre. Here's the synopsis to whet your appitite: Cambridge graduate Will Barry is an idealistic young man who runs a prosperous, hundred acre farm, inherited from his father, in the Wiltshire village of Sandy Barrow. He has a firm belief in the power of education to enrich the lives of the villagers and has built a school on his land, where he teaches the labourers’ children basic literacy, with the help of his sister Lucy. He offers the villagers free use of the library he has created at the school and holds evening meetings to discuss literature, religion and politics. Sir Roger Wanley, who was a close friend of Will’s father, owns most of the land on w

Gallery 11 Art Exhibition

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Gallery 11 Art Exhibition @ Calne Heritage Centre 4-28 May 2022 Wednesday - Saturday 10.00 - 16.00 Sunday 14.00 - 16.00

Calne / Caln Twinning - Education Day Event - EVENT CANCELLED

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  EVENT CANCELLED It is with sadness that Calne Twinning Association have had to cancel Wednesday's Community Education Day. Thank you to all of the groups that had volunteered their time. We hope to rearrange this event later in the year.    

Calne Twinning - Community Education Day Event

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  Date: 23 March 2022 Time: 9:30am - 2pm Cost: Free. All Welcome Venue: Calne Heritage Centre 9 .30 Arrival with coffee and tea 9.45 Welcome 9 .50 - 10.10 Fairtrade 10.15 - 10.35 Calne Food Bank 10.40 - 11.00 Calne Pop-up Pocket Park 11.05 - 11.15 Calne Springs Forward 11.20 - 11.55 River Warriors Calne - River dipping at Beach Terrace. 12.05 - 12.35 Lunch and networking 12.40 - 13.00 Sustainable Calne 13.10 - 13.30 Calne Music & Arts Festival 13.35 - 13.55 Help in the community in calne and surrounding areas 13.55 - 14.00 Thank you Please note that times are approximate and may change due to the current situation. For more information, contact: rmerrick1973@yahoo.co.uk  

Harris Magazine Fundraising Update

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  Preparing the magazines for transport. Thank you to everyone that has donated to our fundraiser. Along with this fundraiser, a private donation, Calne Area Board funding, and a legacy left to the Heritage Centre in a will some years ago, we now have the full funding. With that in mind, I have been preparing the magazines for collection. Thank you all again. I am very much looking forward to sharing the results. Best wishes to you all, Tim

'Growth' An exhibition by the students of Springfields Academy

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                    This exhibition is available to view for free each Wednesday - Saturday between 10am - 4pm until 23 April 2022.   Look forward to seeing you!