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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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2011-03-02 00:00:00 to 2011-04-12 23:00:0002Mar2011

Human development, resources and environmental change

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 to Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wednesday 2 March – Wednesday 13 April 2011 (two full day field visits will be arranged separately). A course run by Hadrian Cook every Wednesday (times to be advised).

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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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2011-02-22 10:30:00 to 2011-02-22 15:30:0022Feb2011

Ancient Britain Discovery Day

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 -
10:30 to 15:30

 

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2011-02-08 19:30:0008Feb2011

Portable Antiquities Scheme Highlights, including the Frome Hoard

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Katie Hinds, Wiltshire Finds Liaison Officer. In April 2010 metal detectorist Dave Crisp discovered the largest hoard of Roman coins in a single pot, ever to be found in Britain.

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2011-01-29 00:00:00 to 2011-05-01 23:00:0029Jan2011

Romans v Saxons

Saturday, January 29, 2011 to Monday, May 2, 2011

A family-friendly exhibition exploring the lives of Romans and Saxons in South Wiltshire.

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Exhibitions
2011-01-15 00:00:00 to 2011-04-24 23:00:0015Jan2011

Discovering Archaeology

Saturday, January 15, 2011 to Monday, April 25, 2011

Following the story of the excavation, by Wessex Archaeology, of a Bronze Age burial at Norton Bavant, in 1987, Discovering Archaeology looks into the processes taken before, during and after exca

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2011-01-11 19:30:0011Jan2011

Not Just Headless Bodies: The Archaeology of the Weymouth Relief Road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Steve Wallis, Senior Archaeologist, Dorset County Council.

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2011-01-03 13:30:00 to 2011-01-03 15:30:0003Jan2011

Make a Mandala

Monday, January 3, 2011 -
13:30 to 15:30

Celebrate the new year by making a beautiful circular mosaic out of beans, lentils, recycled and natural materials. Drop in. Suitable for 4+.

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For Families
2010-12-21 11:00:00 to 2010-12-21 15:30:0021Dec2010

Willow Stars and Paper Lanterns

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 -
11:00 to 15:30

Enjoy time together making festive and solstice decorations using willow and natural materials. Drop in. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult within all museum activities.

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2010-12-17 00:00:00 to 2011-01-03 00:00:0017Dec2010

BBC High Street History Trail

Friday, December 17, 2010 to Monday, January 3, 2011

BBC High Street History Trail. 17 December 2010 to 3 January 2011. Discover how centuries of history have changed the city of Salisbury through this hands on challenge.

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2010-12-14 19:30:0014Dec2010

Bodies from the Bog: what science has told us about the bog people

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 19:30

A lecture by Jody Joy, Curator, British & European Iron Age Collections, British Museum.

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2010-12-11 13:00:00 to 2010-12-11 16:00:0011Dec2010

Family Saturday: Beautiful Bells

Saturday, December 11, 2010 -
13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Spend the afternoon every second Saturday of the month enjoying make and take activities at the museum.  The theme for the December event is "Beautiful Bells".

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2010-11-20 10:15:00 to 2010-11-20 16:00:0020Nov2010

An Introduction to Archaeological Illustration

Saturday, November 20, 2010 -
10:15 to 16:00

A day school delivered by Nick Griffiths, FSA. Black and white line illustrations continue to be an essential part of archaeological publications even in an age of computers and digital cameras.

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2010-11-17 18:30:0017Nov2010

Clarendon

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 18:30

A talk by Tom Beaumont James, Professor Emeritus, Winchester University.

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2010-11-13 13:00:00 to 2010-11-13 16:00:0013Nov2010

Family Saturday: Make Your Own Traditional Rhythm Sticks

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

Family Saturday. Spend the afternoon every second Saturday of the month enjoying make and take activities at the museum.

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For Families
2010-11-09 19:30:0009Nov2010

A Celtic feast: the tale of the Chiseldon cauldrons

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick, Head of Communications, Wessex Archaeology.

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2010-11-03 18:30:0003Nov2010

SARUM, the Inspiration of Salisbury

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 18:30

A talk by Edward Rutherfurd.

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Lectures
2010-10-28 09:00:00 to 2010-10-28 12:00:0028Oct2010

Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Thursday, October 28, 2010 -
10:00 to 13:00

Try something different and be part of a drumming circle. Together you will explore rhythm and percussion and create a performance at the end for family and friends. Suitable for 11-14 year olds.

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For Families
2010-10-26 09:30:00 to 2010-10-26 14:30:0026Oct2010

Family Discovery Day: Painting with Music

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 -
10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Painting with Music: We will be using a soundtrack of popular music from across the decades to inspire creativity and drawing.

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