Events on 31st Jul 2019

Events for 31st Jul 2019

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  • Infocus Stitching: Great Western Embroiderers respond to Swindon’s historic photography collections

    • Date: 28th May 2019 - 7th September 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This spring, members of Swindon’s renowned Great Western Embroiders will present a new exhibition of embroidery and textiles.

    For the past year, members have been exploring Swindon’s rich photographic history and creating challenging and inspiring new work. The exhibition includes examples of photography, cameras and photographic equipment from the museum’s own collections. Image courtesy © Kathy

  • Connections: An Exhibition by group 7

    • Date: 30th July 2019 - 7th September 2019
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum and Art Gallery Bath Road Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 16:30
    • Cost: Free

    This group exhibition brings together the artists of group 7, who have a strong commitment to the media of drawing, painting and printmaking.

    They share an interest in abstract and expressive painting with a strong use of colour. The exhibition showcases their recent work, allowing visitors to discover this fascinating art ensemble for themselves. The group comprises Brian Bishop, Fran Donovan, Martin Brewster, Ursula Leach, Bonnie Brown, Peter Symonds and Michelle Griffiths, all of whom are based in the South of England. Please note that Swindon Museum and Art Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 4.30pm. Please check our website for more details on exhibitions and events. Image courtesy: Brian Bishop Nue-Nei Acrylic on canvas.

  • Taran Matharu - YA Author Event

    • Date: 31st July 2019
    • Location: Central Library
    • Time: 10:00 - 11:00
    • Cost: £3.00

    We are very excited to be hosting New York Times best selling Young Adult author Taran Matharu at Central Library

    Taran will be talking about his writing journey and running a short workshop during this talk. A chance to discuss the Summoner books as well as The Chosen, Taran's first instalment of a new trilogy. There will be an opportunity to purchase any of Taran's books on the day, or bring your own copies in and get them signed!

  • Writing Workshop with Taran Matharu

    • Date: 31st July 2019
    • Location: Central Library
    • Time: 11:30 - 13:00
    • Cost: £6.00

    We are very excited to be hosting New York Times best selling Young Adult author Taran Matharu at Central Library.

    Taran will be holding a 90 minute workshop focussing on how to come up with story ideas using your favourite books, tv shows, films, video games and hobbies as inspiration. A must for budding young authors! Tickets available at Central Library or call 01793 466454 and pay by credit/debit card.