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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 be 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 that by the mid 12th century the cathedral was a magnificent tribute to its powerful patron Bishop Roger of Salisbury.

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2014-11-26 18:30:0026Nov2014

Medieval to Modern Pilgrimage

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:30

A lecture by Brother Patrick Moore. Using the museum's excellent collection of pilgrim badges, this talk will increase our understanding of this fascinating subject.

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2014-11-17 18:30:0017Nov2014

The Salisbury Magna Carta in Context

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 18:30

A talk by Professor David Carpenter.

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2014-11-15 14:00:0015Nov2014

Members of Salisbury Baroque

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 14:00

Six members of the group Salisbury Baroque - Miranda Dodd (violin), Lynn Menzies (violin), Hilary Brooks (cello), Matthew Dodd (bassoon), Katarzyna Milek (theorbo) and David Davies (harpsichord) -

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2014-11-15 00:00:00 to 2015-02-28 00:00:0015Nov2014

Detectorists Finds in the Wessex Gallery

Saturday, November 15, 2014 to Saturday, February 28, 2015

From mid-November 2014 to February 2015, a special case in the Wessex Gallery will display some exceptional objects discovered by members of the public in the Salisbury area.

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Exhibitions
2014-11-14 10:00:00 to 2014-11-14 11:30:0014Nov2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, November 14, 2014 -
10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for November is "Light & Dark."  Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.
 

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For Families
2014-11-11 19:30:0011Nov2014

New research on Romano-British settlement in the south-west

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Alex Smith, University of Reading about Roman settlement in the south-west of England.

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2014-10-31 10:00:00 to 2014-10-31 13:00:0031Oct2014

Little Explorer Morning

Friday, October 31, 2014 -
10:00 to 13:00

A workshop for all under 5’s to mark the launch of the new foundation stage trail for the Wessex Gallery.

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2014-10-30 10:00:00 to 2014-10-30 16:00:0030Oct2014

The Big Draw - Wiltshire's Chalk Wonderland

Thursday, October 30, 2014 -
10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of drawing and image making with artist Clare Proctor, including the creation of chalk figures in the museum gardens (weather permitting).

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2014-10-29 13:00:00 to 2014-10-29 13:45:0029Oct2014

Music from the First World War

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -
13:00 to 13:45

Join us a for a short concert by the string quartet of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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For Families
2014-10-29 10:30:00 to 2014-10-29 15:30:0029Oct2014

The Big Draw @ Bemerton

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -
10:30 to 15:30

Join artist Susan Francis at the Bemerton Heath Centre for a day of free drawing and image making. Morning session 10.30am to 12.30pm. Afternoon session 1.30 to 3.30pm.

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For Families
2014-10-28 10:00:00 to 2014-10-28 16:00:0028Oct2014

Salisbury's Great War

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 -
10:00 to 16:00

First World War living history - meet the soldiers who went to war and the women on the home front. Make and take activities include trench periscopes and tanks.

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For Families
2014-10-22 17:00:0022Oct2014

‘Helping the war effort’ - aspects of life in Salisbury during World War One

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 18:00

How did Salisbury cope with WW1?  Ruth Newman, a highly respected local historian, will talk about the effect of the war on the civilians of the city

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2014-10-22 09:30:00 to 2014-11-19 10:30:0022Oct2014

Spanish Art & Literature

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:30 to Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 10:30

Every Wednesday from 22 October to 26 November.

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2014-10-14 18:30:00 to 2014-10-14 20:00:0014Oct2014

Conserving the Salisbury Collections

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -
19:30 to 21:00

A talk by Wiltshire Council Conservator Sebastian Foxley about recent conservation work, focusing on items which will be included in the new galleries.

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2014-10-11 13:00:0011Oct2014

Drawing Museum Lace: An Unexpected Look - Talk, Tea and Tour with artist Teresa Whitfield

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 14:00

2.00 pm talk, 2.40 pm tea followed by a tour of the exhibition with artist Teresa Whitfield.

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2014-10-10 09:00:00 to 2014-10-10 10:30:0010Oct2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, October 10, 2014 -
10:00 to 11:30

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

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For Families
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
2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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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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