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Dorchester Sheroes final six

After 48 submissions from across the county, the Dorchester Sheroes Committee had the difficult task of whittling it down to six. Because of the amazing women who were nominated, they intend to publish a book celebrating them all. Shortlist The Dorset Button Makers (1622 to 1850)The Dorset Button Makers played a crucial role in the […]

Help find the forgotten Sheroes of Dorchester

Six men, one dog, a Queen and a horse. This is the representation of civic monuments in the county town of Dorchester! This month, Dorchester Sheroes has launched a new campaign to find Dorchester’s unsung and forgotten women of the town. It turns out the team behind Mary Anning Rocks has one last statue in […]

My Creative Life: Talking Heads

My Creative Life: Talking Heads, an exhibition of clay sculptures inspired by Elisabeth Frink, is now open at Dorset Museum. The heads on display are the expression of a creative process during six workshops at Dorset Museum. The workshops started in March 2020 and were aimed at adults with learning difficulties, men with mental health […]

New exhibition showcases 21 years of the work of renowned British sculptor Simon Gudgeon

Internationally renowned Simon Gudgeon is celebrating 21 years as a sculptor with a retrospective exhibition devoted to his work, which is being held in the gallery space at his sculpture park, Sculpture by the Lakes near Dorchester. ‘Coming of Age’ is the first major retrospective devoted to Simon’s sculpture, and offers a unique opportunity to […]