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Friends of The Curtis Museum & Allen Gallery, Alton

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30 October 2014

Organisation

Friends of The Curtis Museum & Allen Gallery, Alton

Location and Contact

Jane Hurst
Secretary
82 The Butts
Alton
Hampshire
GU34 1RD
Telephone: 01420 86701

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Allen Gallery Church Street
Alton
Hampshire

Telephone: 01420 82802

Description

Aims and objectives: To help promote and support the Curtis Museum & Allen Gallery. Friends enjoy a programme of lectures from September to May and 2 summer outings. They also produce 'Alton Papers', an annual publications of articles on Alton and the local villages. Visitors are always welcome to the indoor meetings.

Services and activities offered: The Friends of the Curtis Museum and Allen Gallery were originally founded in 1934 & are a group interested in promoting the Museum and Gallery. From 1980, the Newsletter of the Friends of the Curtis Museum & Allen Gallery included small articles of local history interest which some thought worthy of keeping for reference. With a growing interest in the past, it was thought desirable to provide an opportunity for those undertaking a wide range of local history research to see the results in print. The ALTON PAPERS are the result. Since the first volume, which was published in 1997, there has been a new one produced each year containing articles on Alton and the surrounding villages. There are also extra occassional publications.

Restrictions: None

Special needs catered for: Depends what the special need is

Charges: Visitors welcome. Subscription on application.

Times: Meetings 2nd Thursday of month at 7:30pm except in June, July & August. Secretary contactable any time. Meetings are held at the Allen Gallery, Church Street, Alton.

Public speaker: Yes

Last Updated

24 October 2014

 

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