Monday, 21 March 2011

Archive & Library Closed - April 7th

The Archive & Library will be closed on Thursday April 7th for staff training. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Friday, 18 March 2011

Oexmann Prizewinners

Congratulations to the prizewinners in the Oexmann Art Award Competition:

FIRST PRIZE - Tim Carroll – Birds Nest
SECOND PRIZE - Beryl Bradley - Porthleven
PURCHASE PRIZE - David Miell – Bear Hotel

FIRST PRIZE - Isabella Hay (St Mary’s School, Calne) – Fletcher
SECOND PRIZE - Amy Keily – Pumpkin
3D PRIZE - Caitlin Etherton (St Johns School, Marlborough) – Giant Cupcake

Andrea Bieda (Art Club, John of Gaunt) - Untitled
Daniel Collins - Platform at Salisbury Railway Station
Gloria Fong (Stonar School, Atworth) - Portrait of my Sister
Toby Hillcoat-Searle - Joey the Cat Asleep

FIRST PRIZE - Jorin Beaumont (Holy Trinity School, Calne) – Sparrow Hawk
SECOND PRIZE - Emily Burns (Holy Trinity School, Calne) – Ladybird
THIRD PRIZE - Rowan Whitehead (Holy Trinity, Calne) – Seaside Feast
PRINT/DRAWING PRIZE - Ashton Hibbert (Nursteed Primary School, Devizes) – Wishing Owl
CLASS PRIZE - Nursteed School, Devizes. Class – Year 5 (Jupiter)
3D PRIZE - Martha Stringer (Corsham Primary School) – Chameleon
Amy Benfield (Nursteed CP School, Devizes) - Winter Trees
Luke Bessell (Corsham Primary School) - Scarlet Macaw
Daisy Borley-Evans (Holy Trinity School, Calne) - Jellyfish
Isabella Bradley-Leach - Pheasant
Anna Coulson (Nursteed CP School, Devizes) - Self-Portrait
Joe Denmar (Mere School) - Early Morning
Ella Firmstone (Heywood Prep School, Corsham) - Me
Eleanor Higham - Dinosaur World
Elena Hugo (St Paul’s Primary, Chippenham) - Countryside
Jessica Litherland (The Mill School, Potterne) - Joy to the World
Oscar Mercer (Woodford Valley Primary School) - Impression of a
London Landscape

Freya Paget (Nursteed CP School, Devizes) - Wishing Owl 2
Jay Parker-Miles (Nursteed School, Devizes) - The Street
Liam Shepherd (Rowdeford School, Rowde) – Pink Fish
Joseph Shrimpton (Sutton Veny Primary School) - Westbury White Horse
Haydn Williams (Fynamore Primary School, Calne) - Stonehenge

Many other entries have been selected for the exhibition. Each entrant will be contacted individually with details.

Friday, 4 March 2011

Archive & Library: Saturday opening in 2011

The Archive & Library is to re-open on the 1st Saturday of every month from April 2011. The first day will be: Saturday April 2nd. Please make an appointment with the Archivist & Librarian ( if you wish to use the collection that day.