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2009-10-16 23:00:00 to 2010-01-06 00:00:0017Oct2009

Fountains of Light

Saturday, October 17, 2009 to Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Just in time for Guy Fawkes night, this exhibition explores the science and history behind Wiltshire-based company Pains Fireworks.

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2018-04-18 09:00:00 to 2018-04-18 15:00:0018Apr2018

Finding Pitt-Rivers: Study Day

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join museum Director Adrian Green to discover more about the extraordinary life of General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers (1827 – 1900).

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2016-01-14 18:30:00 to 2016-01-14 20:00:0014Jan2016

Finding Pitt-Rivers: A lecture by Project Curator Jane Ellis-Schon

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jane Ellis-Schön is the Project Curator for Salisbury Museum’s ‘Finding Pitt-Rivers’ Project funded by Arts Council England.

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Events
2011-12-13 19:30:0013Dec2011

Finding Inspiration from the Landscape: Cranborne Chase

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Martin Green and Chris Carter, potter.

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Lectures
2013-10-05 13:30:00 to 2013-10-05 15:30:0005Oct2013

Film: The Great White Silence

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 14:30 to 16:30

Film- The Great White Silence (1924 – 108 minutes).

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2011-12-21 11:00:00 to 2011-12-21 15:00:0021Dec2011

Festive Fun – Create a Victorian Christmas

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 11:00 to 15:00

Come to Salisbury Museum and get into the Christmas spirit by making your own traditional Christmas decorations and cards. Suitable for all ages. Drop-in from 11am to 3pm.

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Lectures
2011-12-19 11:00:00 to 2011-12-19 15:00:0019Dec2011

Festive Fun – Create a Victorian Christmas

Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:00 to 15:00

Come to Salisbury Museum and get into the Christmas spirit by making your own traditional Christmas decorations and cards. Suitable for all ages. Drop-in from 11am to 3pm.

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For Families
2013-07-20 09:00:00 to 2013-07-20 15:00:0020Jul2013

Festival of British Archaeology Family Saturday

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Archaeology for all: discover whether you have the skills to be an archaeologist; meet our Anglo-Saxon ancestors with living history group Centingas; activities for all the family.

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For Families
2013-07-27 09:00:00 to 2013-07-27 15:00:0027Jul2013

Festival of British Archaeology Family Saturday

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Archaeology for all: discover whether you have the skills to be an archaeologist; meet our Anglo-Saxon ancestors with living history group Centingas; activities for all the family

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For Families
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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Annual Reports
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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2017-07-23 12:30:00 to 2017-07-23 13:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Kate Adie with Richard Osgood 'History Before her Eyes'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 13:30 to 14:30

Archaeologists can spend their careers reconstructing historic moments. Kate Adie’s career has seen numerous dramatic historic moments occur with her own eyes.

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Annual Reports
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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Annual Reports
2017-07-23 14:00:00 to 2017-07-23 15:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Francis Pryor 'Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 15:00 to 16:00

This talk will be about the people who built Stonehenge and monuments like it right across Britain.

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Annual Reports
2017-07-23 11:00:00 to 2017-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham 'The Lost Gatehouse'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 12:00 to 13:00

A rough sketch from 1799 and an intriguing mark on a geophysical survey have Phil and Lorraine once again digging live for us at the festival.

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Annual Reports
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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Annual Reports
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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Annual Reports
2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology Showground

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016
The grounds of the museum will be packed with archaeology, living history and heritage stands.
 
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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
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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2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016

This year’s Festival of Archaeology includes talks by famous archaeologists, a showground of living history demonstrations and heritage organisations and a live dig in the museum grounds. For everyone from professionals to families looking for a fun day out – the festival is the place to be. 

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