Four museums are swapping objects to tell stories of inspirational women from the past.
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The Dorset County Museum was approached by Dr Melanie Giles of the University of Manchester to use one of its most iconic Iron Age burials in their project.
As part of the national initiative Takeover Day in Museums, children from Dorchester Middle School were invited onto the site of the NEW Dorset Museum – unfortunately torrential rain interrupted proceedings but with quick thinking and ingenuity on behalf of the teachers, museum staff, volunteers and members of ACHESON’s construction staff, the day was saved by relocating the entire event to the school.
The amazing inflatable replica of the Dorset County Museum will be heading to Stalbridge for a weekend of history from Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 November at the Stalbridge Village Hall as part of its tour of the county.
Thomas Hardy’s position as one of Britain’s preeminent writers meant he received thousands of letters from fans, friends and members of the public to express their admiration or enlist his support.