Talk on the Auxiliaries by Andrew Chatterton

Delve further into the Concrete Castles exhibition and its connections to Coleshill with a with a talk on WW2 Auxiliaries by Andrew Chatterton

  • Booking essential

Home of World War 2’s Auxiliaries, Coleshill, presents an exciting art exhibition entitled Concrete Castles: Britain’s War Defences of 1940. The exhibition, explores Britain’s World War 2 defence structures, especially pillboxes, that are found on the coast and in the landscape. Works by some 30 artists will be on display, including sculpture, paintings and photography, celebrate these unsung structures that we so often ignore take for granted. Join Andrew Chatterton for a talk which connects the exhibition with Coleshill Estate and the history of the Auxiliaries.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Not suitable for children
Meeting point
Timber Store, Coleshill

Contact Info

Name
Buscot and Coleshill Estate
Email
buscotandcoleshill@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

Concrete Castles: Britain’s War Defences of 1940

Tue 16 Aug 2022
10:00-16:00
An art exhibition exploring Britain’s World War 2 defence structures, at Coleshill, the famous home of World War 2’s Auxiliaries

Second World War Walk

Tue 16 Aug 2022
11:00-13:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

Family activity afternoon @ Coleshill: Secrets and Spies

Tue 16 Aug 2022
14:00-16:00
Fun filled family afternoon at Coleshill.

Artists at War illustrated talk by Tim Craven and Steve Marshall

Wed 17 Aug 2022
11:30-13:00
Delve further into the Concrete Castles exhibition with a talk about artists at war by Tim Craven and Steve Marshall

Family activity afternoon & Cuckoopen Wood

Tue 30 Aug 2022
14:00-16:00
Fun filled family activity afternoon at Cuckoopen Wood.

Concrete Castles: Artist's Talk

Wed 31 Aug 2022
11:30-13:00
Delve further into the exhibition with a talk on Concrete Castles by one of its artists.