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July 14, 2019

I really enjoyed the series of readings of Francis' new book "The Fens" - and Thorney got a name check!   Worth catching up on the Omnibus edition... https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006sxc

July 8, 2019

The first of five episodes serialising Francis Pryor's new book on the Fens was broadcast today at 9.45am.  There are 4 more episodes to come this week, and they are repeated in the middle of the night!  Francis is famous for being an archaeologist on Time Team and oth...

July 8, 2019

There is a large consultation taking place at the moment about the next ten years' funding plans of the Arts Council England.  It is available at www.artscouncil.org.uk/NextTenYears  One thing which struck me was the section of proposals about Creative Communities (pag...

July 3, 2019

 We were tipped off by Peterborough Civic Society that this large and expensive volume was now reduced in price, so we have added it to the records of the Thorney Heritage Museum.  It is available from the Oxbow Book company https://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/ at £19.95...

July 1, 2019

Actually, we were well sheltered under a gazebo, with displays people found interesting.  Steve, Margaret and Dot looked after the stall, sold some books and met a lot of people! A useful day for the Museum, and the show was a good event for the local people.

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