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2016-06-11 09:30:00 to 2016-06-11 12:00:0011Jun2016

Young Curators Club: Design your own museum case

Saturday, June 11, 2016 -
10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families
2016-06-16 17:00:00 to 2016-06-16 19:30:0016Jun2016

Spelling out Ancient Egypt - A talk by Ilona Regulski, Curator of the British Museum Touring Exhibition

Thursday, June 16, 2016 -
18:00 to 20:30

Ancient Egypt has produced an astonishing variety of written material in its great temples, on the walls of the tombs of Pharaohs and the coffins of the dead, and in the rubbish dumps of lost and

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Lectures
2016-07-08 09:00:00 to 2016-07-08 10:30:0008Jul2016

Under Five's Friday: Summer Fun

Friday, July 8, 2016 -
10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones inspired by holidays in the sun. Join us for a morning of fun led by artist Suzie Gutteridge.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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For Families
2016-07-09 09:30:00 to 2016-07-09 12:00:0009Jul2016

Young Curators Club: Write like an Egyptian

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

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to li

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For Families
2016-07-13 13:00:00 to 2016-07-13 15:00:0013Jul2016

Fundraising Event Members Outing: Tour of St Giles House led by the Earl of Shaftesbury

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:00

The current and 12th Earl of Shaftesbury is restoring the home of the Ashley-Cooper family to its former glory.

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Events
2016-07-15 23:00:00 to 2016-09-30 23:00:0016Jul2016

Icons of the North Wessex Downs: An exhibition by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 16, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016

This is an exhibition of ten contemporary paintings by artist Anna Dillon, capturing the iconic features of the North Wessex Downs.

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Exhibitions
2016-07-22 23:00:0023Jul2016

Phil’s Dig

Saturday, July 23, 2016

New this year is a live dig led by well-known archaeologist, Dr Phil Harding, ‘Phil’s Dig’ is a special chance to see archaeology in action. 

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
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
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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Events
2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 10:00:00 to 2016-07-23 11:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for ‘Icons of the North Wessex Downs’ by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
11:00 to 12:00

Meet Artist Anna Dillon, who will be delivering talks in the Icons of the North Wes

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 11:00:00 to 2016-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2016

The Personal Voice: The archaeology of Ancient Egyptian poetry by Prof Richard Parkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
12:00 to 13:00

From chat-up lines to royal tragedies, the poems of the Middle Kingdom display a remarkable range of style and tone, and are characterised by a strikingly personal voice.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 12:00:00 to 2016-07-23 13:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt by Dr Ilona Regulski

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00

British Museum Curator, Dr Regulski, will be delivering gallery talks in the 

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 13:00:00 to 2016-07-23 14:00:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for ‘Icons of the North Wessex Downs’ by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:00

Meet Artist Anna Dillon, who will be delivering talks in the Icons of the North Wes

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 13:30:00 to 2016-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2016

Ancient Egyptian history: the rise and fall of a great civilisation by Dr Toby Wilkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
14:30 to 15:30

Ancient Egypt was the world's first nation-state and for over 3000 years it sustained a sophisticated culture, distinctive form of government, and a successful economy that made it the envy of its

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 14:30:00 to 2016-07-23 15:30:0023Jul2016

Exhibition Talk for Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt by Dr Ilona Regulski

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
15:30 to 16:30

British Museum Curator, Dr Regulski, will be delivering gallery talks in the

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-23 15:00:00 to 2016-07-23 16:00:0023Jul2016

The Stonehenge hidden landscape project by Prof Vincent Gaffney

Saturday, July 23, 2016 -
16:00 to 17:00

This lecture will reveal some of the many new discoveries made during one of the largest and most detailed geophysical surveys of the landscape around Stonehenge and explain their significance for

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-24 10:30:00 to 2016-07-24 11:30:0024Jul2016

Mapping Hidden Landscapes: Geophysics in archaeology by Dr Henry Chapman

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
11:30 to 12:30

Even without digging, geophysics enables us to see the archaeology beneath the ground surface.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-24 12:00:00 to 2016-07-24 13:00:0024Jul2016

Have you found anything yet? by Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00

This talk follows up on ‘Phil’s Dig’, the live dig taking place in the festival showground on Saturday 23 July, and will be an anecdotal introduction to how and why digging and finds processing is

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-24 13:30:00 to 2016-07-24 14:30:0024Jul2016

Digging the Durotriges by Dr Miles Russell

Sunday, July 24, 2016 -
14:30 to 15:30

Just one week after the wrap up of his excavation, Dr Miles Russell brings us the latest news from the site of a huge Iron Age settlement.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum

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