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Edward Bawden Exhibition  -  16 November to 1 March 2020

From the Chelmsford Museum's website:
Edward Bawden had the incredible talent of telling stories through his art. As such, publishers commissioned him to illustrate a number of books and poems with his unique and enthralling lino printed images.

On the 30th anniversary of his death, this exhibition will showcase some of his wonderful illustrations, humour and style.


On Air: Chelmsford's Global Experiment  -  14 March to 27 September 2020

This exhibition has been arranged in conjunction with Essex 2020 to celebrate and explain Marconi's achievement in Chelmsford 100 years ago in making the first ever live radio entertainment broadcast when a famous opera singer sang live on air to the world.

Visitors will be able to explore the science of radio through interactive exhibits and find out how this global experiment led to the launch of the BBC, mobile technology and today's entertainment industries.


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