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Desmond Morris Reflections

When asked what he would be talking about, Desmond Morris, our Friends’ Patron listed the following:

My family history in Swindon, the start of the local newspaper and the Swindon Museum. 1930s – my early childhood in Swindon (1933-39) the Swindon cinemas

Wartime in Swindon – my private lake, now Queen’s Park, Groundwell Road bombed.

My discovery of surrealism in 1944

Diana Dors and my painting of her in 1946 (now in art gallery) and seen below

First solo exhibition in Swindon in 1948

Chiseldon Army College and the Bomford Collection

London show with Miro in 1950

Leave Swindon in 1951

After Swindon- The Naked Ape and body language

Today at the age of 93

Promises to be a fascinating event.

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Date(s) - 17/02/2021
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm



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