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2011-03-08 19:30:0008Mar2011

Trusting the Ground with the Treasure of Warriors: Digging the Staffordshire Hoard

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Stephen Dean, County Archaeologist for Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Hoard is quite simply a singular assemblage of Anglo-Saxon treasure the like of which has never before been seen.

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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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2012-03-14 14:30:0014Mar2012

Have Diplomats had their day?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 14:30

A lecture by Dame Rosemary Spencer.  An afternoon talk which will give some insights into diplomatic life and work, and their relevance to the challenges of the 21st century.

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2014-01-14 19:30:0014Jan2014

The Romano-British cemeteries at Amesbury Down

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 19:30

This talk is by Jackie McKinley from Wessex Archaeology, who is one of the foremost human bone specialists in the country and is well known from her appearances on Channel 4's Time team.

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2011-11-08 19:30:0008Nov2011

Damerham Archaeology Project: more to find in the Wessex heartlands?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Helen Wickstead, Kingston University and Martyn Barber, Aerial Survey, English Heritage.

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2013-03-12 19:30:0012Mar2013

Giants of Wessex: Silbury Hill, the Marlborough Mound, and the Hatfield Barrow

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Jim Leary, English Heritage. Over the last few years the three giant round mounds of Wessex have seen some form of archaeological work.

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2014-03-26 14:30:00 to 2014-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2014

What goes around, comes around – garden design from Ancient Egypt to Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00

A talk by Melinda Hilliard. Melinda is a garden and planting designer and currently a tutor in Garden and Planting Design at Capel Manor College.

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2012-03-13 19:30:0013Mar2012

The more you dig, the less you know: Devilish Mysteries at the former MoD Estate Offices, Durrington

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology. Recent fieldwork by Wessex Archaeology in late 2010 and 2011 on the site of the former MoD estate offices has uncovered something of a mystery.

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2016-09-08 17:30:00 to 2016-09-08 19:00:0008Sep2016

John Aubrey's Wiltshire: A talk by Ruth Scurr

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Ruth Scurr is an historian and lecturer at Cambridge University. She is also the author of a recent (2015) highly acclaimed book on John Aubrey the noted antiquary and writer.

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2013-09-10 18:30:0010Sep2013

Discovering Ancient Wessex: Salisbury Museum’s new archaeology displays

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 19:30

This is your last chance to get behind the scenes to find out about the preparations for our new archaeology gallery which is due to open in the spring of 2014. 

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2016-01-09 10:30:00 to 2016-01-09 13:00:0009Jan2016

Young Curators Club: Design your own poster

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life in our new Young Curators Club.

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2010-02-13 13:00:00 to 2010-02-13 16:00:0013Feb2010

Fabulous Feeders

Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Show the birds in your garden how much you love them with a unique bird feeder. Dress for mess. Activity contains nuts.

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2011-02-23 10:30:00 to 2011-02-23 15:30:0023Feb2011

The Romans Day

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Take part in a real Roman challenge. Working in teams, families will build a mini Iron Age hill fort and their own crazy catapults.

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2018-08-14 09:00:00 to 2018-08-14 15:00:0014Aug2018

Discovery Day: Portrait Lanterns with artist Liza Morgan

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

Hands-on summer fun with artist Liza Morgan.

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2013-08-14 09:00:00 to 2013-08-14 14:00:0014Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Surviving the Stone Age

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00

Archaeologist Chris Elmer from Southampton University will be leading family-friendly workshops looking back into deep pre-history.

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2017-01-13 10:00:00 to 2017-01-13 11:30:0013Jan2017

Under Five's Friday: Alphabet and Objects

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Join us for a creative morning led by artist Suzie Gutteridge.

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2012-02-17 11:00:00 to 2012-02-17 16:00:0017Feb2012

Stone Age Arts & Crafts

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 11:00 to 16:00

Drop-in to the museum for a day of hands-on activities related to Stone Age arts and crafts. Take inspiration from the Surviving Stone Age Exhibition and our pre-history galleries.

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2009-05-09 10:00:0009May2009

Museum Explorer

Saturday, May 9, 2009 - 11:00

Workshops 11.00-12.30 and 2.00-3.30.
Handle some amazing and unusual objects and create a special "lift the flap" book to take home.

Workshop for 4+ in family groups.

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2014-07-30 09:00:00 to 2014-07-30 14:00:0030Jul2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton: Summer Fun

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:00 to 15:00

Build your own siege machines and storm a medieval castle with a day of free craft activities at Sarum Academy with Salisbury Museum. Morning session 10.00am to 12.00noon.

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2011-10-25 09:00:00 to 2011-10-25 15:00:0025Oct2011

Drawing on Salisbury: A Storytelling Festival

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Illustration workshops with renowned children’s author Shoo Rayner, bring traditional tales to life with Treehouse Theatre, and enjoy hands-on, interactive storytelling with Lizzie Bryant, plus sk

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