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2015-05-02 09:00:00 to 2015-05-02 15:00:0002May2015

Living History Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of Living History in the company of the Ancient Wessex Network, who will be recreating the past on our back lawn!

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2015-04-28 23:00:00 to 2015-06-16 23:00:0029Apr2015

Villages, Towns and Cities: the development of settlements in south Wiltshire

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 to Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Wednesdays 29 April to 17 June 2015. Lectures start at 10.15am at the museum. Afternoon sessions at various locations in south Wiltshire (see below).
 
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2015-04-25 09:00:00 to 2015-04-25 12:00:0025Apr2015

Make a Flint Axe Workshop

Saturday, April 25, 2015 -
10:00 to 13:00
Come and learn the art of making a Neolithic axe from flint knapper James Dilley, then have a go yourself!
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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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Lectures
2015-04-15 18:30:0015Apr2015

The Life and Death of the Flint Axe

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 19:30

A talk by James Dilley. The polished stone axe in British archaeology holds a very strong position in its understanding as a functioning tool and social marker.

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2015-04-10 09:00:00 to 2015-04-10 10:30:0010Apr2015

Under Fives Friday: The Tudors are Coming

Friday, April 10, 2015 -
10:00 to 11:30

Discover the amazing world of the Tudors in Salisbury. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.  In the meetings room on the first floor (access by stairs only).

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2015-04-07 09:00:00 to 2015-04-07 15:00:0007Apr2015

Discovery Day: Adventure in Tudor Salisbury

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Travel back to Tudor Salisbury and discover the amazing stories of Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh with this day of craft activities and storytelling.

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2015-04-04 09:00:00 to 2015-04-04 15:00:0004Apr2015

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Saturday, April 4, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of eggstraordinary Easter family fun with ‘Eggs on Legs’ appearing with their very own chef and cracking jokes at 11am, 12pm and 2pm. Storytelling with Jo at 11.30am and 2pm.

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2015-03-31 09:00:00 to 2015-03-31 15:00:0031Mar2015

Discovery Day: Inspiring Tudors

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Discover the wonderful patterns and designs of Tudor decorations and clothes. Join artist Suzie Gutteridge for a day of drop-in craft activities, creating felt Tudor decorations fit for a king.

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2015-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2015

Wine & History: Talk and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 18:30

Talk by Mark Brandon and wine tasting in the King’s Room to include six wines, cheese & biscuits. Fundraising Event.

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Lectures
2015-03-13 10:00:00 to 2015-03-13 11:30:0013Mar2015

Under Fives Friday: Easter Egg Hunt

Friday, March 13, 2015 -
10:00 to 11:30

Easter Egg hunt – Discover where in the museum mischievous Hob Nob has hidden the Easter eggs.. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area
 

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2015-03-07 14:00:00 to 2015-03-07 16:00:0007Mar2015

Paper, Scissors, Stone! Paper Cutting Workshop with artist Vanessa Stone

Saturday, March 7, 2015 -
14:00 to 16:00

Come to this two hour adult workshop and see how Vanessa makes her work, hear her talk about what inspires her and let her teach you the main techniques of paper cutting.

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Lectures
2015-02-21 18:00:00 to 2015-02-21 20:00:0021Feb2015

The Salisbury Spoon: an evening with silversmith Steve Wager

Saturday, February 21, 2015 -
18:00 to 20:00

Silversmith Steve Wager will be coming from his workshop in Hatton Garden to demonstrate his silversmithing skills.

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Lectures
2015-02-19 10:00:00 to 2015-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2015

Medieval Fight Club

Thursday, February 19, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of medieval martial arts madness with Albion Falconry, who will be delving into the world of medieval combat.

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For Families
2015-02-17 10:00:00 to 2015-02-17 16:00:0017Feb2015

Discovery Day: From Medieval to Modern

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Create medieval-inspired images with artist Vanessa Stone using thoroughly modern and wonderfully fun sticky-backed plastic. 

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2015-02-14 00:00:00 to 2015-07-03 23:00:0014Feb2015

Slices of Life

Saturday, February 14, 2015 to Saturday, July 4, 2015

An exhibition by paper cutting artist Vanessa Stone.

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Exhibitions
2015-02-13 10:00:00 to 2015-02-13 11:30:0013Feb2015

Under Fives Friday: Kings & Castles

Friday, February 13, 2015 -
10:00 to 11:30

Kings & Castles – Join in the medieval fun and build a castle; then crown yourself king or queen.. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.
 

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2015-01-31 00:00:00 to 2015-05-03 23:00:0031Jan2015

Secular to Sacred: The Story of the Lacock Cup

Saturday, January 31, 2015 to Monday, May 4, 2015

A Spotlight Tour from the British Museum 

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Exhibitions
2015-01-09 10:00:00 to 2015-01-09 11:30:0009Jan2015

Under Fives Friday: Ring in the New

Friday, January 9, 2015 -
10:00 to 11:30

Make something new from something old with the first Under Fives Friday of 2015. Create a colourful collage to welcome in the new year. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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