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2016-05-13 17:00:00 to 2016-05-13 19:00:0013May2016

Summer Party for Museum Members and their friends

Friday, May 13, 2016 -
18:00 to 20:00

Welcome in the summer at our annual party for 2016.

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2015-07-07 09:30:00 to 2015-07-07 14:30:0007Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Light & Atmosphere: A day of sketching and painting clouds

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 -
10:30 to 15:30

A day course looking at how to paint clouds in watercolour with artist Claire Thomas.

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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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2015-10-02 17:30:00 to 2015-10-02 19:00:0002Oct2015

The Deverill Villa: A talk by David Roberts

Friday, October 2, 2015 -
18:30 to 20:00

Archaeologists from Historic England and the PASt Landscapes project (based at Salisbury Museum) have recently investigated a major new Roman villa discovered in south-west Wiltshire.

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2016-03-09 18:30:00 to 2016-03-09 20:00:0009Mar2016

An evening with Gambling Archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning comedian, author, world record holder and gambling archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham for an evening of amazing anecdotes.

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2015-07-23 09:30:00 to 2015-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Under the influence of Turner

Thursday, July 23, 2015 -
10:30 to 15:30

A workshop let by artist Ann Hopkins to enable participants to make a painting based on ideas found in Turner’s work.

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2015-07-18 09:30:00 to 2015-07-18 10:30:0018Jul2015

“If only they could talk” … the archaeological analysis of human bone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 -
10:30 to 11:30

Talk by Jacqueline McKinley, Senior Osteoarchaeologist, Wessex Archaeology

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2015-07-18 11:00:00 to 2015-07-18 12:00:0018Jul2015

The Grey Friars project: the identification of the remains of King Richard III

Saturday, July 18, 2015 -
12:00 to 13:00

Talk by Dr Turi King, Lecturer in Genetics and Archaeology, University of Leicester

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2015-07-18 13:30:00 to 2015-07-18 14:30:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 -
14:30 to 15:30

A rare opportunity to hear about life changing discoveries and their influence on these famous broadcasters of archaeology.

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2015-07-19 12:30:00 to 2015-07-19 13:30:0019Jul2015

Farming the past: behind the scenes in Edwardian, Victorian and Wartime Farms

Sunday, July 19, 2015 -
13:30 to 14:30

Talk by Alex Langlands

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2015-07-19 14:30:00 to 2015-07-19 15:30:0019Jul2015

Alice Roberts, in conversation with John Farren

Sunday, July 19, 2015 -
15:30 to 16:30

If like us, documentaries on archaeology, history and science are your passion, don’t miss this opportunity to get a glimpse behind the camera from two pillars of documentary television.

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2015-07-18 15:00:00 to 2015-07-18 16:00:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life.’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 -
16:00 to 17:00

The second sitting of revealing and entertaining insights from famous archaeologists.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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