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Hob Nob at Museums at Night

The Museum has a busy programme of family events, courses, lectures and tours. Our temporary exhibition programme includes three major and three minor exhibitions per year, which cover subjects as diverse as history, archaeology and fine art.

Datesort descending Title Type
2014-05-02 23:00:00 to 2014-09-05 23:00:0003May2014

Rex Whistler: Illustrating Genius

Saturday, May 3, 2014 to Saturday, September 6, 2014
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Exhibitions
2014-05-22 23:00:00 to 2014-09-18 23:00:0023May2014

Cecil Beaton at Home - Ashcombe and Reddish

Friday, May 23, 2014 to Friday, September 19, 2014

Salisbury Museum presents an innovative biographical view of legendary designer, photographer and artist, Sir Cecil Beaton, through his two Wiltshire homes. 

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Exhibitions
2014-08-20 09:30:00 to 2014-08-20 14:30:0020Aug2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton: Costumes through the ages

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

Enjoy a day of free craft activities with Salisbury Museum at Bemerton Heath Centre. Create your own costumes and hats and try on replica costumes from the museum.

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For Families
2014-08-21 09:00:00 to 2014-08-21 15:00:0021Aug2014

Norman Life

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Come and say "Bonjour" to our Norman Lady and join in making art just like the Normans.

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For Families
2014-08-22 09:00:0022Aug2014

Curator’s Walk Through

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:00

Join the curator, Andrew Ginger, on a fascinating walk through tour of the exhibition Cecil Beaton at Home - Ashcombe and Reddish.

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Tours
2014-08-26 09:00:00 to 2014-08-26 15:00:0026Aug2014

Printing & Painting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Discover the wonders of “sun printing” – making photographic images without a camera – and let your imagination run wild with painting and collage-making.

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For Families
2014-08-26 13:30:0026Aug2014

Ancient history from before there were books

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 14:30

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For Families
2014-08-27 09:00:00 to 2014-08-27 12:00:0027Aug2014

Super Duper Tots

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:00 to 13:00

Rebecca McKay will be leading this event for young families, promoting the book ‘Super Duper Tots’ which she has written. The books will be for sale.

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For Families
2014-08-27 09:30:00 to 2014-08-27 14:30:0027Aug2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton: Printings & Painting

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

Make your own photographic prints without a camera and only using special paper and the sun!

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For Families
2014-08-28 09:00:00 to 2014-08-28 15:00:0028Aug2014

Norman Shields

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Designing shields for the storming Normans with Charlotte Wirdnam. Come and create and walk away ready for battle against the Saxons. It might get messy!

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For Families
2014-08-28 18:00:0028Aug2014

Hugo Vickers on Cecil Beaton: Lecture

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 19:00

Due to popular demand, Hugo Vickers has kindly agreed to do another talk here at the museum.

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Lectures
2014-09-03 13:00:0003Sep2014

Guided Walk - Old Sarum Castle and Cathedral – Fundraising Event

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 14:00

Historical buildings expert Tim Tatton Brown will guide us around Old Sarum

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Walks
2014-09-04 09:00:00 to 2014-09-04 15:00:0004Sep2014

Sketch and Walk the Beaton Track

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

A day of sketching a walking on Cranborne Chase near to Ashcombe, former home of Sir Cecil Beaton and inspired by our 'Cecil Beaton at Home' exhibition.

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Walks
2014-09-06 18:00:0006Sep2014

The Beaton Image – Showing Again!

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 19:00

After its first sell-out showing this is another opportunity to watch this excellent 1984 BBC TV documentary of Cecil Beaton’s life which includes interviews with his close friends and family, per

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Films
2014-09-09 18:30:00 to 2014-09-09 20:00:0009Sep2014

The Mayan world - from Copan to Tikal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

Find out about this amazing civilisation and discover the history of two of their greatest cities (Tikal and Copan).

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Lectures
2014-10-03 23:00:00 to 2015-01-17 00:00:0004Oct2014

Salisbury & The Great War: Fighting on the Home Front

Saturday, October 4, 2014 to Saturday, January 17, 2015

Our autumn exhibition marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.  Engaging and informative for all the family, it delves into the stories of local people, places and events, chart

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2014-10-14 18:30:00 to 2014-10-14 20:00:0014Oct2014

Conserving the Salisbury collections

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

A talk by Wiltshire Council Conservator Sebastian Foxley about recent conservation work, focusing on items which will be included in the new galleries.

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Lectures