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What's On July - September 2014

Exhibition and Events at Ceredigion Museum


Along with the permanent displays the museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events.

Exhibitions are free; there is a charge for some events.

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Ceredigion Museum
Postcards from the First World War
With a focus on Ceredigion, the Aberystwyth Postcard club will be exhibiting a collection of authentic postcards, alongside Ceredigion museum artefacts, from the outbreak of war in 1914.

‘Postcards from the First World War’ is the first of three exhibitions Ceredigion Museum is organising to commemorate the centenary of this conflict.
EXHIBITION: Postcards from the First World War
10 September - 18 October
A Tribute to Dylan Thomas
Enjoy the film narrated by Richard Burton.

Free
EVENT: A Tribute to Dylan Thomas
Saturday 4 October 7pm
Come one, come all, for a once in a lifetime chance to experience the museum’s collection as you’ve never seen it before.
Roll up, roll up and prepare to be marvelled by some of the world’s strangest curiosities.
Featuring the extraordinary flightless toothed bird, the unbelievable two headed calf and the astonishing tale of the tiny tailor. Be they truth or be they trick?
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Spectacular Sideshows
EXHIBITION: Spectacular Sideshows
11 October – 3 January
Out on the Town RETRO!
New ‘retro’ Discovery Boxes, created by Ceredigion youth groups.
Re-live the 50s, 60s and 70s; music, fashion, cinema, festivals and sport.

The FREE boxes will be available for community groups in 2015.
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EXHIBITION: Out on the Town RETRO!
24 October - 7 January
Get ready for the Out on the Town Masquerade Ball, make a mask inspired by ‘Spectacular Sideshows’.

Free
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Mask Making
EVENT: Mask Making
Saturday 25 October Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Out on the Town ROADSHOW
The Ceredigion Heritage Youth Panel are on the road!
We will be visiting Aberaeron, Lampeter, Llandysul, Cardigan and Tregaron; workshops, exhibitions and loads of other FREE retro fun for everyone!.
For more details, check the special road show programme. Available online from September 2014.
FREE retro fun for everyone!
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ROADSHOW: Out on the Town
27 October - 1 November
A show for all ages.
Walk around the museum after dark and be amazed as a variety of acts light up in front of you.

Revolting refreshments.
Come in your Halloween costume.

Free - Book your free ticket for entry.
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Halloween
EVENT: Halloween
Friday 31 October 6 pm
Masquerade Ball
Music by RE-WIRED. Local bands, light refreshments, photo booth, chill out area and the official opening of the ‘Spectacular Sideshows’ exhibition.optional.

Free - Book your free ticket for entry
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EVENT: Masquerade Ball
Saturday 1 November 8pm
We are extremely lucky to be hosting another silent film night.
The Frozen North (1922)
The Navigator (1924)

With live piano accompaniment by Stephen Briggs.

£7.00 (Concessions £6.00)
Double Bill Buster Keaton Silent Film Screening
EVENT: Double Bill Buster Keaton Silent Film Screening
Friday 7 November 7pm
Circus Workshop
Want to run away and join the circus?

Come and practise your circus skills at the museum.
Inspired by ‘Spectacular Sideshows’.

Free
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EVENT: Circus Workshop
Saturday 15 November Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Get ready for the lantern procession; make your own lantern and join the procession.
Lantern Making
EVENT: Lantern Making
Saturday 15 November Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Lantern Making
Get ready for the lantern procession; make your own lantern and join the procession.
EVENT: Lantern Making
Sunday 16 November Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Get ready for the lantern procession; make your own lantern and join the procession.
Lantern Making
EVENT: Lantern Making
Saturday 22 November Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Lantern Making
Get ready for the lantern procession; make your own lantern and join the procession.
EVENT: Lantern Making
Sunday 23 November Drop In: 11am - 4pm
Owain Glyndwr Square
Aberystwyth will be hosting a late night shopping event as part of the Christmas light switch on and lantern procession. Drop in to the museum and warm up with a glass of mulled wine.
Lantern Procession
EVENT: Lantern Procession
Friday 28 November 6pm
Santa Day
Join us for festive workshops, mulled wine and mince pies with musical entertainment and Santa in the museum cottage 11am - 1pm.

£3.50 to see Santa
EVENT: Santa Day
Saturday 13 December Museum Open 10am - 5pm
Join us for festive workshops, mulled wine and mince pies with musical entertainment and Santa in the museum cottage 11am - 1pm.

£3.50 to see Santa
Santa Day
EVENT: Santa Day
Saturday 20 December Museum Open 10am - 5pm
Santa day
An evening of celebration and entertainment.
Christmas carols, delicious Christmas refreshments including mulled wine and mince pies.

Free
EVENT: Christmas Concert
Friday 19 December 6pm
Prevous Years