Museum Events Calendar, 2022

This is a provisional list of Museum events planned for 2022. It will change as new events are arranged or confirmed, so please check back often!

For more details about these events, please click the links in the Info column or visit our Events page.

DateTimeEventVenueInfo
Thursday 21 April7:30 PMArchaeology Group Lecture:
Iron Age excavation at the Blandford Waste Transfer site
Blandford Parish Centre
Saturday 23rd April7:00 PMAn Invitation... Richard Batterham, Studio Potter of DurwestonDurweston Village Hall
Friday 29 April6:30 PMLast Friday talk:
Memories of Blandford: The S&D, the Railway Hotel and my family (Mike Beale)
Blandford Parish Centre
Saturday 14 May10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden
Monday 16 May7:00 PMMuseum AGM and Talk:
The History of Brewing in Blandford
Hall and Woodhouse Brewery Visitor Centre
Thursday 19 May7:30 PMArchaeology Group Lecture:
Underfloor excavations at Avebury Manor
Blandford Parish Centre
Friday 20 May6:30 PMFriday talk: The River Stour – An Historic Watercourse (Anthony Firth)Blandford Parish Centre
Friday 27 May7:00 PMLast Friday in the GardenMuseum Garden
Saturday 11 June10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden
Friday 24 June6:00 PMLast Friday talk:
New Ideas on Recent Human Evolution (Chris Stringer, Natural History Museum)
Blandford Parish Centre
Friday 24 June7:00 PMLast Friday in the GardenMuseum Garden
Sunday 26 JuneBlandford's Hidden GardensAround the town, Museum garden open
Saturday 9 July10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden
Saturday 23 JulyFestival of Archaeology
Sunday 24 JulyFestival of Archaeology
Thursday 28 July10:00 AMArchaeology Group Finds dayBlandford Town Museum
Friday 29 July6:00 PMLast Friday in the GardenMuseum Garden
Saturday 13 August10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden
Friday 26 August6:00 PMLast Friday in the GardenMuseum Garden
Saturday 10 September10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden
Friday 16 September6:30 PMFriday talk:
Living With the River: new ways of thinking about water (Veronica Strang)
Blandford Parish Centre
Friday 30 September6:00 PMLast Friday in the GardenMuseum Garden
Saturday 8 October10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden (WP)
Friday 28 October6:30 PMLast Friday talk:
Riots 1831 (UWE)
Blandford Parish Centre
Saturday 12 November10:00 AMCoffee morningMuseum Garden (WP)
Thursday 24 November10:00 AMArchaeology Group Finds dayBlandford Town Museum
Friday 25 November6:30 PMLast Friday talk:
Blandford's Flood Defences (Henry Quinney)
Blandford Parish Centre

WP = Weather Permitting, TBC = To Be Confirmed, TBA = To Be Arranged