What's On

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Upcoming

Aura Parker Author/Illustrator Workshop

Tuesday 16 January 2018 - 10am to 11am

Meet author/illustrator Aura Parker and try some of her clever drawing tricks.

Drop in Activity Centre - Animal theme

Thursday 18 January 2018 - 10am to 3pm

We've been invaded - Insect craft galore!

Digital Art Workshop

Friday 19 January 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Digital projects inspired by an amazing 18th century artist - join the fun!

Drop in Activity Centre - Animal theme

Tuesday 23 January 2018 - 10am to 3pm

We've been invaded - Insect craft galore!

Drop in Activity Centre - Animal theme

Thursday 25 January 2018 - 10am to 3pm

We've been invaded - Insect craft galore!

Bitesize Lunchtime Talk: Daphne du Maurier - Looking Inward

Friday 2 February 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Teresa Petersen's latest publication, Daphne du Maurier: Looking Inward explores du Maurier’s works from a completely new angle. Peterson explores the possibility that incest is at the core of du Maurier’s craft, arguing that the theme occurs so frequently that it is not a coincidence. 

Scholarly Musings: The Life and Death of Oliver Bainbridge

Tuesday 6 February 2018 - 11am to 12pm

After years of personal research, a collaboration between Edwin Wilson and Patricia Wightley began in 1995. They pooled resources, which with material from America and TROVE enabled a detailed account of Bainbridge’s amazing life.

Out of the Vaults: Around the Globe

Thursday 22 February 2018 - 1:30pm to 3pm

The depiction of the earth as a three-dimensional globe provides a realistic and tactile view of the physical layout of the world. The oldest known surviving globe dates back to 150 AD but production increased rapidly between around 1500 and 1900, these globes were not used as navigational tools but as a representation of contemporary knowledge.