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Topic Originator: Alan Tutt
Post Date December 14, 2007 @ 12:29 PM
 Stamford Arts Centre - Winter Slide Talks

Alan Tutt
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I highly recommend these to anyone interested in the history of Stamford. They are entertaining with loads of visuals.

Winter Illustrated Talks
Thursday 10 January 2008 to Thursday 6 March 2008
- at 7.30pm in the Stamford Arts Centre Theatre (tel 01780 763203)
Ticket price: £4.80 (£4.30 concessions).

Winter Illustrated Talks
by Stamford Museum Researching Stamford

10 January Nelson Dawson: A Stamford - born Artist
Written by Alan Tutt and delivered by Philippa Massey
The story of a born and bred Stamford man, an important artist in the Arts and Crafts movement, and his wife Edith, a gifted enameller in her own right.

24 January Mayors, Magistrates and Minions
By John Hartley
Some likely and unlikely aspects of the archive at Stamford Town Hall.

7 February A Walk Along St Pauls Street
Written by Christine Stanier, delivered by Philippa Massey
The eastern extension of High Street, a street of modest prosperity. This talk is a look at its history and the many surviving medieval buildings.

21 February The Stamford Mercury Archive
A Unique Research Tool by John F. Smith
John will talk about the scope of the archive, its usefulness to researchers and the work of the Stamford Mercury Archive Trust in conserving it.

6 March The 18th Century in Stamford
By Philippa Massey
A talk about Stamfords expansion in the 18th century in terms of transport,communications, trade, entertainment and building, and how the museums permanent display will change, with your help.