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Museum and Art Gallery: Talks


Monthly Lunchtime Talks at the Alfred East Art Gallery, covering art and history topics.

Growing Old Playflully - FREE Lunchtime TalkGrowing Old Playfully

by Roger and Danièle Bradley

Friday 24th June, 1pm - 2pm

A FREE Lunchtime Talk discussing self-portraiture in photography as well as looking more in depth into Roger and Danièle's exhibition, Growing Old Playfully.

- FREE to all

- Seats are limited so please book early by calling the Gallery on 01536 534274 to avoid disappointment.

Northamptonshire Film Archive Trust

by Peter Austen

Northamptonshire Film Archive Trust

Friday 8th July, 1pm - 2pm

The Northamptonshire Film Archive Trust has been collecting, preserving and screening archive movie film footage for more than 50 years.

The group now has a permanent home at The Wellingborough Museum where its collection of films are held - around 3,000 reels containing both amateur and professional films - along with the many movie cameras and projectors which are on display. Many of these projectors are in working order and are used for the regular public shows held at the Museum.

This presentation will expand on the work of the Trust (a registered charity) and will also screen one of the many amateur, local films that they have had copied and preserved to show to the public, keeping alive a true moving social history of the area.

- £5 per person, £3.50 for Kettering Leisure Pass Holders

- Refreshments available from 12.30pm until the start of the talk

- Seats are limited so please book early by calling the Gallery on 01536 534274 to avoid disappointment.

Monthly Evening Talks at the Alfred East Art Gallery, hosted by The Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum.

Richard III - The King in the Car Park

by Phil Steele

Wednesday 20th July, 7.30pm - 9pm

The recent exciting discovery of the grave of Richard the Third has rekindled interest in this much maligned monarch. Phil will explore how this has influenced the analysis of his kingship and his political and military skills.

- £3 per person, FREE to Friends Members

- Tickets are available on the door, no advance booking required

For further information on the Friends of Kettering Museum and Art Gallery see our website or contact the chairperson on 01536 518 941.

Please note that all talks are hosted at the Alfred East Art Gallery.

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