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Wake up, America

“World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied. So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought.” Ernest Hemingway The Winds and Words of War World War I Posters and Prints from the San Antonio Public Library Collection 18… Read More Wake up, America

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What are we waiting for?

We are waiting for the re-installation of the Calne bronze pigs sculpture by Richard Cowdy which was stolen on Sunday evening, 10 October by a gang from Swindon; and through the power of social media was recovered and returned. After some repairs to the damaged base, the pigs will be welcomed home to Phelps Parade… Read More What are we waiting for?

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On Display

At a reception held at Calne Heritage Centre on 24 August, the Mayor of Calne, Councillor Tony Trotman unveiled 12 new permanent exhibition boards.  He thanked Calne Area Board for a grant towards the cost and also the late Norman Haines for his legacy to the Hertiage Centre. In front of the new ‘Harristocracy’ board,… Read More On Display