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Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Raffle Prizes

We've got some fabulous prizes in our Christmas raffle being drawn tomorrow. Tickets are 50p each or £2 a strip, and we're raising money for our continuing support of the museum in helping purchase artworks, restoration of paintings and collections, sponsoring exhibitions, like the forthcoming Janet Boulton one and so on.
The prizes are fabulous, tickets will be on sale at tomorrow night's talk by Sarah Simmonds on the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site. The talk starts at 7.30pm, it's being held at Swindon Dance in the former Town Hall, SN1 1QF, and doors open at 7pm.
I have photographs of 3 of the prizes:
 Above a mosaic by Lynette Thomas with a Stonehenge and Avebury theme, and below one of Tim Carroll's One Hundred Views of Swindon books
 And another gorgeous prize, an Italian food hamper
Other prizes include: 
  • a writing set
  • a print by Sir William Russell Flint- Conversation Piece
  • another print by the same artist Venetian Festival
  • The book A History of the World in 100 Objects 
  • Rose wine
  • Red Spanish wine
  • Linocut by Cheryl Holland
  • Pen drawing by Gill Robinson
  • Swindon Highlights calendar by Dona Bradley
Here's a poster advertising the exhibition with more details:

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