Red House Museum and Gardens
Tickets can be purchased at the museum
2pm - 3.30pm

The Friends of the Red House Museum Talks are held on Wednesdays at 2pm, in the Main Gallery, on the following dates: 

Members and non-members are welcome.


13 March The Right Light at Night - a talk by Steve Tonkin, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and Advisor to the Cranborne Chase International Dark Sky Reserve.
17 April The true story of Harry G Selfridge - a talk by Denis Carlton, a local actor will give an entertaining and informative talk on Mr Selfridge.
1 May Ghosts, Royals and Ferrymen - a talk by Brian Margetson. The talk will focus on river, estuary and inshore ferries, from rowing boats up to the Isle of Wight ferry
15 May Wildlife in Christchurch and the Lower Avon Valley; it’s all about variety - a talk by Chris Chapleo, Chair of Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group
5 June Christchurch & D-Day, 6th June 1944 - a talk by John Smith. The talk will cover equipment invented in Christchurch and the American Army Air Force Squadrons, based at R.A.F Christchurch & nearby Winkton
  The Friends only off site visit will take place on 27 March


Tickets for the talks £5.00 or £3.00 to Friends. 

Booking your seat in advance is recommended. Please visit reception at The Red House Museum to book and/or join the Friends. Or call the museum on 01202 482860  If not already a Friend of the Red House Museum you may like to consider joining – annual subscription £7, Joint subscription (2 adults at the same address) £10, Family subscription (1 or 2 adults and children or grandchildren aged under 18) £12.

Image copyright: Paul Howell Home - Chasing Stars Cranborne Chase AONB Dark Skies Bid

  • Sky over a burial mound on Cranborne Chase. The night sky is clear and  dark and full of stars
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