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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.

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2014-09-12 23:00:00 to 2015-02-07 00:00:0013Sep2014

Teresa Whitfield: Drawing Museum Lace - An Unexpected Look

Saturday, September 13, 2014 to Saturday, February 7, 2015

Teresa Whitfield’s highly detailed lace drawings occupy an unusual space between reality and fiction.  Characterised by a close resemblance to real fabric, the work references a time before the in

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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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2014-12-09 19:30:0009Dec2014

Old Sarum: Reconstructing a lost Wiltshire Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 19:30

The Cathedral  at Old Sarum ceased to a place of worship almost 800 years ago and the building today is simply a series of marks in the ground. But hundreds of fragments in the museum store and in English Heritage’s stone store suggest by at its height in the mid-12th century the cathedral was a magnificent tribute to its powerful patron Bishop Roger of Salisbury

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Lectures
2014-12-12 10:00:00 to 2014-12-12 11:30:0012Dec2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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For Families
2014-12-13 10:00:00 to 2014-12-13 16:00:0013Dec2014

Christmas Magic

Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Come and enjoy festive family fun with Father Christmas and a family of real reindeer! Festive trails, storytelling, craft activities and the chance to help make a giant paper chain.

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For Families
2015-02-14 00:00:00 to 2015-05-03 23:00:0014Feb2015

The Slices of Life

Saturday, February 14, 2015 to Monday, May 4, 2015

An exhibition by paper cutting artist Vanessa Stone.

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2015-05-21 23:00:00 to 2015-09-26 23:00:0022May2015

Turner's Wessex - Architecture and Ambition

Friday, May 22, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

In May 2015 we will mount the first ever exhibition devoted to J M W Turner’s drawings and paintings of Salisbury Cathedral, the city and its surroundings.

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