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Fatal August by Sue Boddington

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

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