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CANCELLED – True Grit

Sun 24 Sep | 2.30pm

After hired hand Tom Chaney (Jeff Corey) murders the father of 14-year-old Mattie Ross (Kim Darby), she seeks vengeance and hires U.S. Marshal “Rooster” Cogburn (John Wayne), a man of “true grit,” to track Chaney into Indian territory. As the two begin their pursuit, a Texas Ranger, La Boeuf (Glen Campbell), joins the manhunt in hopes of capturing Chaney for the murder of a Texas senator and collecting a substantial reward. The three clash on their quest of bringing to justice the same man.

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Artists in Conversation

Sat 30 Sep | 2pm

A Green and Pleasant Land artists John Davies, Melanie Friend, John Kippin and Simon Roberts present talks about their work and join a panel discussion with exhibition curators Greg Hobson and Brian Cass.

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CANCELLED – Madame X

Sun 1 Oct | 2.30pm

Holly Parker (Lana Turner) is married to high-powered diplomat Clay Anderson (John Forsythe), but finds that her attention wanders when he’s away. She starts an affair with a wealthy bachelor (Ricardo Montalban), but her life unravels when he dies unexpectedly. Her mother-in-law (Constance Bennett) advises Holly to leave Clay and their baby and start a new life. Years later, when a petty criminal (Burgess Meredith) tries to blackmail Holly, who is now a prostitute, things get even worse for her.

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Art Store Tour

Sun 1 Oct | 12-1pm

Guided by one of our knowledgeable gallery team, you will learn about the story of Towner’s impressive art collection, from the original Victorian bequest to recent acquisitions of works by contemporary artists.

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Tiny Towner: Amazing Paper Worlds

Tue 26 Sep | 10.15am-11.15am & 11.30am-12.30pm

Early years artist educators Octopus Inc. lead creative play for under 5s and their carers linked to themes in our exhibitions, with activities including storytelling, messy play […]

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Tiny Towner: Natural Objects

Tue 3 Oct | 10.15am-11.15am & 11.30am-12.30pm

Early years artist educators Octopus Inc. lead creative play for under 5s and their carers linked to themes in our exhibitions, with activities including storytelling, messy play […]

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Tiny Towner

Tue 10 Oct | 10.15am-11.15am & 11.30am-12.30pm

Early years artist educators Octopus Inc. lead creative play for under 5s and their carers linked to themes in our exhibitions, with activities including storytelling, messy play & music making.

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Tiny Towner

Tue 17 Oct | 10.15am-11.15am & 11.30am-12.30pm

Early years artist educators Octopus Inc. lead creative play for under 5s and their carers linked to themes in our exhibitions, with activities including storytelling, messy play & music making.

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