Meet the Experts at Buxton Museum


As part of the Buxton Festival Fringe, Buxton Museum & Art Gallery are once again hosting a selection of talks by experts in the fields of archaeology, natural history and art.

The talks are on 10th to 13th July and 17th to 20th July and they all start at 1pm.

No need to book, just drop in; although get there early to get a seat!

For more information email or telephone 01629 533540.



Tuesday 10 July 2018
Jane Ford, University of Sheffield – Here there be (sabre-toothed) tygers: Homotherium in Derbyshire.

Wednesday 11 July 2018
Martha Lawrence, Museums Sheffield – Thomas Bateman: the legacy of the ‘Barrow Knight’.

Thursday 12 July 2018
Joe Perry, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery – The Wonders of the Peak in 10 amazing objects.

Friday 13 July 2018
Sarah Coggrave, artist and researcher – Meet the Funduklians. Discover the connection between a family of Armenian immigrants and Buxton’s art collection.

Tuesday 17 July 2018
David Gelsthorpe, Manchester Museum – Marie Stopes: adventures in Manchester, Japan and Antarctica.

Wednesday 18 July 2018
Peter Ryder, historic buildings consultant – Swords and shears: medieval grave covers in Derbyshire.

Thursday 19 July 2018
Monica T Price, Oxford University Museum of Natural History – Stories in stone: polished stones and public buildings.

Friday 20 July 2018
Matthew Ponting, University of Liverpool – Roman metalwork from Poole’s Cavern: shrine or workshop?


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