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Out On An Island – Book & Exhibition Launch @ Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight

February 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Out On An Island – Book Launch & Exhibition

at Carisbrooke Castle on Saturday 19 February from 3.30pm

Join us in a celebration of LGBT History Month to mark the launch of StoneCrabs’ Out On An Island project’s long-awaited book, published by Medina Books. This evening will also mark the opening of the An Untold Heritage exhibition at Carisbrooke Castle Museum.

3.30pm – Arrive at the lower gallery for drinks. There will be an opportunity to view the exhibition on the upper floor and to buy the book from Medina Publishing.

Please note that the Castle closes its gates to the public at 4pm.

4pm – Join us for drinks in front of the large fireplace to hear an introduction by Paul Armfield on behalf of Medina Books, followed by a short address by Out On An Island’s Franko Figueiredo and Caroline Diamond along with an extract from the book.

4.30 – Enjoy a short preview of The Fastest Woman On Water, a new show in development by StoneCrabs Theatre about the life and adventures of Joe Carstairs, an enigmatic lesbian who raced boats in the Solent and had a boatyard in East Cowes.

If you cannot make this date, check our calendar of events as we’ll have other launches across the UK throughout the year for you to attend.

Click here to order the book.

Date: Saturday 19 February
Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
Location: Carisbrooke Castle Museum, Carisbrooke, Isle of Wight
Price: Free


February 19
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Medina Books
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Carisbrooke Castle Museum
Castle Hill
Newport, Isle Of Wigh PO30 1XY United Kingdom
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01983 523112
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