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Month: January 2018

Pre Event & Exhbition – Wigber Low

Pre Event & Exhbition – Wigber Low

As part of the run up to the main events, a pre exhibition was held from 19 October to 2 November 2016. This included an exhibition of artefacts from the site of Wigber Low, kindly loaned by Museums of Shefield and held at the Ashbourne Library.         On Wednesday 26 October, a lecture was held by Professor John Collis, who led the original dig at Wigber Low, plus a visit to the actual site.                 …

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Easter Treasure Trove and Bonad Painting

Easter Treasure Trove and Bonad Painting

Easter Treasure Trove. Following a very successful Easter Treasure Trove event where nearly 500 people visited our display at the Town Hall, plus over 150 people contributed to the painting of a four part panel depicting the history and heritage of the Town of Ashbourne.  Designed by acclaimed local artist Sue Prince, the timeline painting – incorporating many of those items which will be displayed in the Ashbourne Treasures exhibition.          Thanks to all those who took part…

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