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Friends Talk: Meet Local Auctioneer Warren Riches

Wednesday 20th November, 7.30pm (gate open from 7.15pm) Warren Riches, our local auctioneer (as seen on Flog It), will talk about his role as auctioneer and will value ONE item per person. This talk is organised by the Friends of … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Flora and Fashion – Flowers at the Castle and Museum

Tuesday 26th November, 2019, 2-4pm Flowers unify this special afternoon, which will start with a presentation by English Heritage Historic Property Steward, Sue Wilson, introducing us to the wild flowers that can be seen at the Castle. Nick Minns and … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: The oldest working organ in the country

Tuesday 3rd December, 2019, 2-4pm This Insight will have a special focus on the unique 17th century chamber organ in the museum, thought to be the oldest working organ in the country. Rosemary Cooper will explore its history, and Andrew … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Redfern’s Fashion House: Cowes, London, Paris, New York

Tuesday 21st January, 2020, 2-4pm In this talk Kate Tiley will look at the 19th century Cowes fashion house of John Redfern, and how it grew from a small Island draper’s, to an influential fashion empire with branches around the … Continue reading

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Museum Insight: Hidden Heroes of Ryde

Tuesday 4th February, 2019, 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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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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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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