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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
2014-08-05 09:00:00 to 2014-08-05 15:00:0005Aug2014

Salisbury at War

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Step back 100 years to the day that Salisbury woke to find itself at war and at the heart of Britain’s war effort.

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For Families
2014-08-06 09:00:00 to 2014-08-06 14:00:0006Aug2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton: Salisbury at War

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 10:00 to 15:00

Step back 100 years to the day that Salisbury woke to find itself at war and at the heart of Britain’s war effort.

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For Families
2014-08-06 10:30:00 to 2014-08-06 15:30:0006Aug2014

Study Day – The Amesbury Abbey Estate – Fundraising Event

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 11:30 to 16:30

Amesbury is now proudly recording itself as the oldest continually inhabited place in England.

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Events
2014-08-07 09:00:00 to 2014-08-07 15:00:0007Aug2014

Hands on Archaeology

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Explore the past with Wessex Archaeology! Get creative, chat to an archaeologist and get hands on with ancient artefacts.

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For Families
2014-08-08 09:00:00 to 2014-08-08 10:30:0008Aug2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for August is "Strange Faces."  Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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For Families
2014-08-12 09:00:00 to 2014-08-12 15:00:0012Aug2014

Theatrical Fun

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Take to the stage at Salisbury Museum and create your own puppet theatre and plays with artist Clare Proctor and storyteller Lizzie Bryant.

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For Families
2014-08-13 09:30:00 to 2014-08-13 14:30:0013Aug2014

Salisbury Museum @Bemerton: Theatrical Fun

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

Join us for a day of free activities at Bemerton Heath Centre. Create your own mini puppet theatre and plays. Morning session 10.30am to 12.30pm. Afternoon session 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

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2014-08-14 09:00:00 to 2014-08-14 15:00:0014Aug2014

Mysteries of the Middle Stone Age

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Drop in to try your hand at Stone Age mask and pendant making with Chris Elmer and help to create a giant 'hunt the elk' game for all to play.

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For Families
2014-08-19 09:00:00 to 2014-08-19 15:00:0019Aug2014

Costumes through the Ages

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Discover how clothes have changed through the ages. Be inspired by artist Cecil Beaton who designed costumes for stage and film.

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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
2014-08-26 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
2014-08-27 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 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
2014-10-03 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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Exhibitions