Author Archives: Carisbrooke Castle Museum

Friends Talk: Prisoners and Punishments at the Tower of London with Mitch Jones

Wednesday 16th October, 7.30pm (gate open from 7.15pm) Join Mitch Jones, a former Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London, to hear about Prisoners and their Punishment at the Tower. This talk is organised by the Friends of Carisbrooke Castle … 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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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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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 (16th Feb – 3rd Nov 2019) 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 … 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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