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Several new events have been added to the list for the month of March, of such variety that there is something for everyone. You may even find them all irresistible…

On Wednesday 1 March, at 6.30pm, in the magnificent King’s Room, Simon Jackson, a qualified Master Brewer, will speak about the history of brewing and about the wide range of beer styles.  The evening will include tasting opportunities, of beer and appropriate cheeses. Tickets £15.Enjoy!

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The Fisher Letters

Saturday 18 March, at 2.30pm, is the date for a rehearsed reading, entitled ‘The Fisher Letters’. Mark Honan, actor, whom some of you will know, and Fraser Wilson, actor and TV presenter, will offer something unusual, interesting and lively based on correspondence between Constable and his great friend Fisher. Tea and biscuits and an opportunity to visit the Constable  in Context exhibition included. Fabulous value at £10.

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Turner, Constable and the French Impressionists in Britain

…a talk by Nicholas Alfrey, Thursday 23 March, 6pm Private View (incl wine), 7pm Talk £12

A fascinating look at whether or not, or to what extent, the English landscape painting of Constable and Turner had an influence on French impressionists. Nicholas is Honorary Research Associate in the Dept of History of Art at the University of Nottingham. What better person to guide us through this…?

Making Giants: The Salisbury Giant and his kin

Dr Alixe Bovey, a specialist in the art and culture of the later Middle Ages, will tell us about Hobnob and much, much more….

Thursday 30 March 6.30pm £8

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