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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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2017-07-22 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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2017-07-22 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 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 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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2017-07-21 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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2017-07-14 09:00:00 to 2017-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2017

Under Five's Friday: Digging for Treasure with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, July 14, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Suzie Gutteridge for creative fun inspired by the Festival of Archaeology at the museum in July.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2017-07-10 15:45:00 to 2017-10-22 15:45:0010Jul2017

History Through the Eye of a Needle

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 16:45 to Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 16:45

The Machine Embroidery Group (MEG) has worked together with Salisbury Museum to work on this exhibition ‘History Through The Eye of the Needle. Art Embroidery Inspired by Archaeology’.

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Exhibitions
2017-07-08 09:30:00 to 2017-07-08 12:00:0008Jul2017

Young Curators Club: Prehistoric metalworking

Saturday, July 8, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Satur

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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Lectures
2017-06-29 17:30:00 to 2017-06-29 19:00:0029Jun2017

Between Avebury and Stonehenge: The Vale of Pewsey Project - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

This talk will provide an overview of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire.

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2017-06-22 17:30:00 to 2017-06-22 19:00:0022Jun2017

Eric Ravilious: Downland Man - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, June 22, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Eric Ravilious was only 39 when he died on active service as a war artist in 1942, yet he had already achieved amazing things.

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2017-06-20 10:30:00 to 2017-06-20 15:00:0020Jun2017

Steam Cars to visit Salisbury Museum

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 -
11:30 to 16:00

A group of thirteen vintage and veteran steams cars will be visiting the museum on 20 June. The Steam Car Club of Great Britain will be taking time out from their 'Wiltshire Wander' to visit us.

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2017-06-15 09:00:00 to 2017-06-15 16:00:0015Jun2017

Outing to Down Farm

Thursday, June 15, 2017 -
10:00 to 17:00

Led by Martin Green, spend the day enjoying art and archaeology in the landscape of Down Farm.

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2017-06-10 09:30:00 to 2017-06-10 12:00:0010Jun2017

Young Curators Club: Chivalry School

Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Satur

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2017-06-09 09:00:00 to 2017-06-09 10:30:0009Jun2017

Under Five's Friday: Galloping through the Landscape with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, June 9, 2017 -
10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Join artist Suzie Gutteridge as we take a gallop through the landscape, inspired by the chalk horses of Wiltshire.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2017-05-28 23:00:00 to 2017-05-29 23:00:0029May2017

Bank Holiday Fun - The Coo Var Glow Wall

Monday, May 29, 2017 to Tuesday, May 30, 2017

10am - 4pm

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2017-05-25 17:30:00 to 2017-05-25 19:00:0025May2017

Rock Art: Prehistoric Art in the Prehistoric Landscape - A talk by Professor Richard Bradley

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

In this talk, Professor Richard Bradley will look at the practice of carving what look like abstract designs, at significant points in the British landscape.

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2017-05-19 23:00:00 to 2017-08-26 23:00:0020May2017

The Art of Stonehenge

Saturday, May 20, 2017 to Sunday, August 27, 2017

This exhibition complements the 'British Art: Ancient Landscapes' exhibition on show in the Main Exhibition Galleries.

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Exhibitions
2017-05-19 17:00:00 to 2017-05-19 19:00:0019May2017

Museums at Night: Great Battles with Greg Chapman

Friday, May 19, 2017 -
18:00 to 20:00

History comes to life for Museums at Night with the amazing Greg Chapman. Back by popular demand, historical entertainer Greg will re-enact some of history’s greatest battles on our back lawn!

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