Online talk, Thursday 13th October, 7pm. Gill Donell will be joined by panellists Professor Angelique Richardson, Lady Edwina Grosvenor and Dr Rose Wallis to discuss Thomas Hardy’s character of Tess
The Wessex Museums Conference, Museums Matter: Being more relevant, inclusive and sustainable, is attracting keynote speakers from leading professionals in the museum, arts and heritage sector. Here is the list
Online talk, Thursday 29 September, 7pm. The Chosen is Elizabeth Lowry’s acclaimed new novel about the days immediately following the death of Thomas Hardy’s first wife Emma in 1912, and
Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.
The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.
The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!