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At the Heart of Godalming exhibition – Tuesday 30 January –  Saturday 17 February

A wonderfully entertaining and enlightening exhibition exploring Prior’s Field’s archives and the school’s relationship with Godalming will open on 30 January and run until 17 February at Godalming Museum. The exhibition is called ‘At the Heart of Godalming’,refering to the architect Charles Voysey’s motif for the school. Our new Archivist, Joanne Halford, has collated a huge number of fascinating records, memories and photographs from our 116 year history that will be on display at the Museum. Highlights include photographs that have never been seen as well as enchanting action shots from the Edwardian era, School Rules dating back to the 1950’s, Festival of Britain documents, early moving film footage, memorabilia from notable alumnae as well as original paintings and artefacts.

The Annual Julia Huxley Lecture – ‘Reach for the Stars’ on Tuesday 20 February at 7.30pm

We are delighted that tickets are now available to purchase for our annual Julia Huxley Lecture, via Eventbrite here https://pfhuxley.eventbrite.co.uk.

Scientist and broadcaster Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, MBE, will share her passion for why women should pursue a career in science and explain how she has become known as the BBC’s ‘face of space’.

AppArt

AppArt’s annual Easter art exhibition and sculpture trail will open on Friday 30 March at Prior’s Field. After exhibiting here at Prior’s Field for a number of years, AppArt’s reputation continues to grow as a showcase for some of the finest artists in the South East.  Roger Dellar will open AppArt on Friday 30 March (Good Friday) and he is one of many distinguished artists whose work will be on view. Roger is a member of several national groups including the “Wapping Group” of which he was recently elected President.

National artists exhibiting work include sculptor Philip Jackson, Rosa Sepple (President of Painters in Watercolour), Sorya French (President of the Society of Women Artists) and sculptor Marie Ackers. Local artists exhibiting are Christine Thompson, Christopher Cole, Susan Fisher and Ruth Bacmeister.

For more information go to http://www.appartonline.co.uk or https://facebook.com/AppArtSurrey