Severn Hulks Campaign Continues
The campaign to protect the Purton Hulks on the River Severn has received report for Dr. Mark Horton, archaeology lecturer at Bristol University. The campaigners hope to petition the Secretary of State for Media, Sport and Culture, Andy Burnham to have the hulks protected. The Gloustershire Gazette has more details on this story.
Maritime Art Talk
The Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum in Bournemouth is holding a free gallery talk by Dr Christiana Payne of Oxford Brookes University on the meaning behind the famous seascape “Christmas Morning, 1866” by the painter John Brett. No booking is necessary. For more details see the exhibition flyer.