From Lascaux’s prehistoric cave paintings to illuminated manuscripts on vellum to 25 million books in the British Library, we have the records of so many minds with thoughts and feelings marked out in words, shapes and images for personal or for public viewing. I visited the Royal Voluntary Service Archive and Heritage Collection in Devizes… Read More Record time
Friends of St Mary’s Church Calne Tea and Tunes Festive Songs and Afternoon Tea at Marden House A brilliant afternoon of festive songs by top-notch professional and amateur singers brought together as a special choir Song Circle, giving their services free to raise funds for FOSM. And the afternoon tea and cakes were pretty good… Read More Where did you get those hats?
St Mary’s Church, Calne, Grade One listed, is looking particularly handsome at the moment – possibly in preparation for the re-dedication of the recently- restored Calne War Memorial in the churchyard, on 26 May. Thanks to Matt Dry of Dryad Land and Tree Care, who has the contract to take care of the avenues of… Read More A cut above the rest
Calne War Memorial is currently under restoration by The War Memorial Restoration Company. They have replaced old and broken steps around the memorial, restored the original paths, and have cleaned the memorial with high temperature steam, known as the DOFF system The names of the Fallen are being re-cut and highlighted with paint. Calne branch… Read More Lest We Forget