Archie and the Poet
Launching on 8 April 2023, ‘Archie and the Poet’ explores
the life-long relationship between poet laureate Sir John Betjeman (1906-1984) and his teddy bear,
Archibald Ormsby-Gore -- better known within Sir John’s circle as Archie.
Scouring the Uffington White Horse: 1750-1900
This exhibition explores how individuals and communities came together over a 150 year period to maintain the Uffington white horse.
Many dates are given for scouring activities of various kinds, often including 10,000s of people.
Using contemporary press reports, this exhibition tests the accuracy of those dates, reveals what took place on the hill and identifies the people involved.