Golden Cap Association (West Dorset)

a local association of the National Trust

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a local association of the National Trust

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 ==== Monday 30th September 7:30pm (Talk) ====  ​ ==== Monday 30th September 7:30pm (Talk) ====  ​
 ===== 'The Aurora - the Northern Lights'​ by Bob Mizon =====  ===== 'The Aurora - the Northern Lights'​ by Bob Mizon ===== 
-Details ​to follow.+Bob is a graduate in modern languages but is better known as an astronomer. He is best known in the scientific and environmental community as the co-ordinator of the British Astronomical Association Commission for Dark Skies. He was elected a Fellow of the R.A. Society in 1985 and has been associated with the Wessex Astronomical Society for many years.  
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 +This talk by Bob, accompanied by beautiful images, is about what causes the Northern lights; their place in history; and why you may not have to travel as far as you think to see them. He is an  amusing and entertaining speaker.
  
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 ==== Monday 28th October 2:30pm (Talk) ====  ​ ==== Monday 28th October 2:30pm (Talk) ====  ​
 ===== 'The Treasures of Dorset'​ by Christopher Legrand =====  ===== 'The Treasures of Dorset'​ by Christopher Legrand ===== 
-Details ​to follow.+Christopher will give us a scenic trip around this beautiful county discovering some of the lesser known facts about its history, families, architecture and landscape. He invites you to share his enjoyment of the world around us through high quality images, music and video clips.
  
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 ==== Monday 25th November 2:30pm (Talk) ====  ​ ==== Monday 25th November 2:30pm (Talk) ====  ​
 ===== '​Geology and Jewellery'​ by Sian Evans =====  ===== '​Geology and Jewellery'​ by Sian Evans ===== 
-Details to follow.+Sian's talk will be focused around her interests in the geology and Archaeolology of Dorset. ​ As a teenager she became a young archaeologist at the Dorset County Museum. She studied BA Jewellery, Silversmithing and Allied Crafts in London in the 80's and had a very successful studio practice there creating award winning works of art. She will talk about ethics as a practicing jeweller, the problem with diamond and gold mining, recyling and the environmental impact of mining precious stones and metals.
  
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