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2017-02-22 18:30:00 to 2017-02-22 20:00:0022Feb2017

Water Meadows and Landscape in the Five River Valleys: A talk by Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Water meadows are a significant feature of the landscape of the chalk valleys around Salisbury.

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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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2013-02-12 19:30:0012Feb2013

Operation Nightingale: Archaeology for Recovering Soldiers

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Richard Osgood, Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

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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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2012-10-29 18:30:0029Oct2012

Drawing the Past

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 18:30

A  talk by Tim Harrisson. In this talk Tim will discuss his series of drawings connected to the Pitt Rivers excavations on Cranborne Chase.

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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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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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2017-03-08 18:30:00 to 2017-03-08 20:00:0008Mar2017

Unexpected Treasures: Archaeology and Botany - A talk by Ruth Pelling

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeobotany (the study of plant remains from archaeological contexts) has been a routine practice in most commercial and research excavations for the last few decades.

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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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2015-06-03 17:30:0003Jun2015

J M W Turner: His Life and Masterworks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:30
A Lecture by Eric Shanes.  In this talk, Eric Shanes will put Turner's achievement within its cultural, painterly and biographical context. 
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2014-05-08 17:30:0008May2014

Life in the House of Lords

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 18:30

Michael Dobbs is most famous for writing The House of Cards for television but has gone on to write books about Prime Ministers, Kings and the Dalai Lama.

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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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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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2012-09-08 18:30:0008Sep2012

Beyond the Roman pots: Evidence of Foodstuffs and Eating Them

Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by Dr Mike Allen, Allen Environmental Archaeology.

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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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2015-07-02 17:30:00 to 2015-07-02 19:00:0002Jul2015

Beckford and Turner - Capturing the Rise and Fall of Fonthill Abbey: A Lecture by Dr Amy Frost

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

William Beckford's gothic revival masterpiece, Fonthill Abbey, is one of the greatest lost country houses in England.

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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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2017-10-25 17:30:00 to 2017-10-25 19:00:0025Oct2017

The Art of Discworld: An illustrated talk by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Paul Kidby is best known for being the ‘artist of choice’ for award-winning writer, the late Sir Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015.  Paul has designed the ‘Discworld’ book jackets since 200

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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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2009-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2009

Collingbourne Ducis and its place in early Anglo-Saxon Wiltshire

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 19:30

A lecture by Dr Nick Stoodley, Winchester University.

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