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Museum Insight: Hidden Heroes of Ryde

Tuesday 4th February, 2020, 2-4pm Come and discover a seismologist, an acclaimed historian, royal photographers, and other notables; all heralding from Ryde. Led by Nick Minns, this Insight will also include participation from other speakers. Museum Insights are a programme … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Sand Pictures: An Isle of Wight craft

Tuesday 25th February, 2020, 2-4pm This will be an opportunity to view sand pictures from the museum’s large collection, featuring the work of artists from the mid-19th century to the present day. Rosemary Cooper will give a talk on some … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Service and Disgrace: Deputy Governors of the Isle of Wight

Tuesday 10th March, 2020, 2-4pm The recent Deputy Governors of the Isle of Wight have been important to the museum in facilitating its foundation, caring for the collection (or not) and residing at the castle. Hallam Tennyson broke the mould … Continue reading

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Friends Talk: Photos of the Island through the seasons with Keith Marston

Wednesday 18th March 2020, 7.30pm (gate open from 7.15pm) Explore photographs of the Isle of Wight through the seasons with Keith Marston. This talk is organised by the Friends of Carisbrooke Castle Museum. The Friends are a small charity, which … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Photographing the Island: Photographs, photographers, and the past

Tuesday 24th March, 2020, 2-4pm A look at some of the photographs in the museum’s collection; considering how they are researched and dated, and what they can show us about the Island’s past. Our speaker, Mike Osborne, will also introduce … Continue reading

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Out of the Box

Out of the Box is a new exhibition which combines displays drawn from Carisbrooke Castle Museum’s extensive collection of historic artefacts, with contemporary artistic responses created by QuayCrafts, an Island-based group of artist makers who work in a wide range … Continue reading

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Hidden Heroes

Until 31st October 2019 Exhibition celebrating the diverse Hidden Heroes of the Isle of Wight. Come and discover more about the Island people who, across more than 1,000 years of history, have achieved something remarkable or made a special contribution … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at the museum

Carisbrooke Castle Museum are undertaking a detailed review of collections with the help of specialists and volunteers, Rosie McGlinchey, Pauline Petrie, Anna Stanley, Kate Tiley and Daniel Whitehead. The project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund and Fidelity UK … Continue reading

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