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2014-01-14 19:30:0014Jan2014

The Romano-British cemeteries at Amesbury Down

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 19:30

This talk is by Jackie McKinley from Wessex Archaeology, who is one of the foremost human bone specialists in the country and is well known from her appearances on Channel 4's Time team.

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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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2012-04-10 18:30:0010Apr2012

The Parkers of Heytesbury: The First Field Archaeologists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by  Dr Paul Everill. Histories of archaeology often focus on the role of wealthy, educated men and women in the development of the field techniques and the production of knowledge.

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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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2014-09-09 18:30:00 to 2014-09-09 20:00:0009Sep2014

The Mayan world - from Copan to Tikal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 -
19:30 to 21:00

Find out about this amazing civilisation and discover the history of two of their greatest cities (Tikal and Copan).

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2012-12-15 00:00:0015Dec2012

The Magic of Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Magic of Christmas. A festive extravaganza at The King's House launches a week* of free entry to Salisbury Museum in the run-up to Christmas.

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2013-10-08 18:30:0008Oct2013

The Lost Cities of Searobyrig: Re-thinking the Urban Topography of Anglo-Saxon Salisbury

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 19:30

Talk by archaeologist Alex Langlands, well known to television viewers as co-presenter of the popular BBC2 'living history' series Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm.

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2013-04-24 17:30:0024Apr2013

The Life and Notorious Times of a Political Correspondent

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 18:30

 Drinks at 6.30 pm. Talk at 7pm. Peter Oborne is a political journalist, author and commentator who reports for both the British and worldwide press.

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2015-04-15 18:30:0015Apr2015

The Life and Death of the Flint Axe

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 19:30

A talk by James Dilley. The polished stone axe in British archaeology holds a very strong position in its understanding as a functioning tool and social marker.

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2011-10-11 18:30:0011Oct2011

The Knowlton Prehistoric Landscape Project – We know a lot about Round Barrows don’t we?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by John Gale, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Bournemouth University.

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2013-11-29 18:30:0029Nov2013

The Holland Park Circle 1850-1900. Looking at a unique group of Victorian artists in their studio houses in and around London's Holland Park

Friday, November 29, 2013 - 18:30

Caroline Dakers is Professor at Central St Martins Art College.

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2011-04-13 17:30:0013Apr2011

The Holburne Museum reborn: the countdown to reopening

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 18:30

A lecture by Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath.

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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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2013-10-30 18:30:0030Oct2013

The Great House in Clarendon Park, Wiltshire

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 18:30

6.30 pm drinks; 7.00 pm talk. Our speaker is James Ayres, FSA, President of the Wiltshire Buildings Record and a distinguished author on English interiors.

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2012-04-18 17:30:0018Apr2012

The Glass Engravings of Laurence Whistler – A Son’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Daniel Whistler.  Many people will be familiar with Whistler’s magnificent prism in Salisbury Cathedral.

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2013-04-17 09:30:00 to 2013-05-22 11:30:0017Apr2013

The geology and scenery of Wessex

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 10:30 to Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 12:30

Every Wednesday from 17 April to 22 May 2013. Field trips TBA.  A course by Hadrian Cook and Steve Hannath.

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2017-03-18 14:30:00 to 2017-03-18 16:00:0018Mar2017

The Fisher Letters: A rehearsed reading directed by Samantha Holland

Saturday, March 18, 2017 -
14:30 to 16:00

Fundraising Event

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2012-12-11 19:30:0011Dec2012

The Early Iron Age in the Hindon/Tisbury area: rare new evidence recovered by a local metal detector

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 19:30

A  talk by Dot Boughton, Finds Liaison Officer – Cumbria / Lancashire.

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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