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Museum Insight: Carisbrooke Cards

Tuesday 24 2.00pmJanuary


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Museum Insight: Carisbrooke Cards

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Join us at Carisbrooke Castle Museum for a special 'Insight' talk, designed to give local people an opportunity to find out more about the museum and its collection.

The topic will be 'Carisbrooke Cards', a talk by Nick Minns and Kate Tiley about the history of postcards, the significance of cards for collectors, and a tour of the Isle of Wight through postcards, plus an opportunity to view postcards from the museum's collection.

Tickets are £8 to include refreshments and all proceeds help support the museum Trust - spaces limited so call 01983 523112 or email [email protected] to book.

Future Insight Events:

Tuesday 28th February 2-4pm - The story of the Dairyman’s Daughter

Tuesday 21st March 2-4pm - An Island Legacy: Scenes of the Island from 150-200 years ago, compared to the same scene today

Further information:

Carisbrooke Castle Museum is an Accredited local history museum run by an independent Charitable Trust, sited within a medieval castle in the care of English Heritage. It was founded in 1898 by HRH Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, as a memorial to her husband, Prince Henry of Battenberg.

The Museum cares for over 30,000 items connected with the Isle of Wight, including social history, medieval history, King Charles I, ecclesiastical history, costume, military history, photographs, paintings, decorative art, ephemera and documents.

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