Golden Cap Association (West Dorset)

a local association of the National Trust

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-==== Thursday 13th June (Visit) ====  ​ 
-===== Bristol Dock & River Avon Cruise (from Bristol Quay) =====  
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-Managed by Bristol Packet Boat Trips at Bristol docks, we join a covered all-weather boat for a 4-hour cruise from the docks upstream to rural stretches of the river Avon, stopping for refreshments at a riverside pub. 
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-==== Wednesday 10th July (Visit) ====  ​ 
-===== American Museum, Bath =====  
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-The museum was opened in 1961 and takes you on a journey through the history of America from its early settlers to the twenty-first century. 
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-With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American tradition, the highlight of which is the collection of over 200 quilts acclaimed as the finest of its type in Europe. ​ 
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-The beautiful American gardens give far-reaching views across the surrounding valleys. ​ 
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 ===== Coleton Fishacre, Kingswear =====  ===== Coleton Fishacre, Kingswear ===== 
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 +Coleton Fishacre was the country home for the D'Oyly Carte family and has many mementoes of this family. It was built in the Arts & Crafts style and you will get an insight into 1920's life upstairs and downstairs with rooms echoing the family'​s Gilbert and Sullivan connections. 
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 +The RHA gardens are delightful with many interesting plants from around the world
  
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 ===== '​Geology and Jewellery'​ by Sian Evans =====  ===== '​Geology and Jewellery'​ by Sian Evans ===== 
 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. 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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-==== December - date TBA (Visit) ====  ​ 
-===== The Christmas Market at Portsmouth =====  
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