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2017-07-22 09:30:00 to 2017-07-22 10:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Prof Roberta Gilchrist 'Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeology and Legend'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

This lecture reveals some key findings from archaeological excavations that took place at Glastonbury Abbey from 1904 to 1979.

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2017-07-22 11:00:00 to 2017-07-22 12:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Alex Langlands 'The Lost City of Old Sarum'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00

This lecture examines the evidence for Old Sarum in the Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods.

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2017-07-22 12:30:00 to 2017-07-22 13:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Chris Wakefield 'Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
13:30 to 14:30

In August 2015 the Cambridge Archaeological Unit began excavation of a Bronze Age Settlement.

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2017-07-22 14:00:00 to 2017-07-22 15:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Peter Ginn and Dr Alex Langlands

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
15:00 to 16:00

Peter and Alex trained together as archaeologists and since then have become familiar faces in television history documentaries, presenting often in a very hands on way.

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2017-07-21 23:00:00 to 2017-07-22 23:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology 2017

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Sunday, July 23, 2017

Bringing the fascinating and famous to Salisbury, the Festival of Archaeology offers a unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history at Salisbury Museum.

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2017-07-23 09:30:00 to 2017-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Garry Momber from the Maritime Archaeological Trust

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

Director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust, Garry Momber will be introducing us to some of the fascinating projects carried out around Britain’s historic coastline, taking the festival off terra-f

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2017-07-23 11:00:00 to 2017-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham 'The Lost Gatehouse'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00

A rough sketch from 1799 and an intriguing mark on a geophysical survey have Phil and Lorraine once again digging live for us at the festival.

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2017-07-23 12:30:00 to 2017-07-23 13:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Kate Adie with Richard Osgood 'History Before her Eyes'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
13:30 to 14:30

Archaeologists can spend their careers reconstructing historic moments. Kate Adie’s career has seen numerous dramatic historic moments occur with her own eyes.

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2017-07-23 14:00:00 to 2017-07-23 15:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Francis Pryor 'Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
15:00 to 16:00

This talk will be about the people who built Stonehenge and monuments like it right across Britain.

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2016-07-23 13:30:00 to 2016-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2016

Ancient Egyptian history: the rise and fall of a great civilisation by Dr Toby Wilkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
14:30 to 15:30

Ancient Egypt was the world's first nation-state and for over 3000 years it sustained a sophisticated culture, distinctive form of government, and a successful economy that made it the envy of its

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2016-07-24 10:30:00 to 2016-07-24 11:30:0024Jul2016

Mapping Hidden Landscapes: Geophysics in archaeology by Dr Henry Chapman

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
11:30 to 12:30

Even without digging, geophysics enables us to see the archaeology beneath the ground surface.

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2016-07-24 12:00:00 to 2016-07-24 13:00:0024Jul2016

Have you found anything yet? by Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00

This talk follows up on ‘Phil’s Dig’, the live dig taking place in the festival showground on Saturday 23 July, and will be an anecdotal introduction to how and why digging and finds processing is

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2016-07-24 13:30:00 to 2016-07-24 14:30:0024Jul2016

Digging the Durotriges by Dr Miles Russell

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
14:30 to 15:30

Just one week after the wrap up of his excavation, Dr Miles Russell brings us the latest news from the site of a huge Iron Age settlement.

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2016-07-24 15:00:00 to 2016-07-24 16:00:0024Jul2016

‘Great Excavations’ A panel discussion

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
16:00 to 17:00

Mike Pitts – Chair, Prof Michael Fulford - Director, Silchester Town Life Project, Steve Wallis – Dorset County Senior Archaeologist, overseeing

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2016-07-23 12:00:00 to 2016-07-23 13:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt by Dr Ilona Regulski

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00

British Museum Curator, Dr Regulski, will be delivering gallery talks in the 

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2016-07-23 14:30:00 to 2016-07-23 15:30:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt by Dr Ilona Regulski

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
15:30 to 16:30

British Museum Curator, Dr Regulski, will be delivering gallery talks in the

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2016-07-23 10:00:00 to 2016-07-23 11:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for ‘Icons of the North Wessex Downs’ by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
11:00 to 12:00

Meet Artist Anna Dillon, who will be delivering talks in the Icons of the North Wes

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2016-07-23 13:00:00 to 2016-07-23 14:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for ‘Icons of the North Wessex Downs’ by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:00

Meet Artist Anna Dillon, who will be delivering talks in the Icons of the North Wes

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2016-07-22 23:00:0023Jul2016

Phil’s Dig

Saturday, July 23, 2016

New this year is a live dig led by well-known archaeologist, Dr Phil Harding, ‘Phil’s Dig’ is a special chance to see archaeology in action. 

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2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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