Lectures

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2016-09-08 17:30:00 to 2016-09-08 19:00:0008Sep2016

John Aubrey's Wiltshire: A talk by Ruth Scurr

Thursday, September 8, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

Ruth Scurr is an historian and lecturer at Cambridge University. She is also the author of a recent (2015) highly acclaimed book on John Aubrey the noted antiquary and writer.

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2016-10-20 17:30:00 to 2016-10-20 19:00:0020Oct2016

Fundraising Event: A talk by Anne Lyles: Constable's Late Work and Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

There was a radical shift in the second half of Constable’s career as the ‘truth to nature’ of his earlier Suffolk works began to give way to a more synthetic, studio-based practice and a wider ra

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2016-11-03 18:30:00 to 2016-11-03 20:00:0003Nov2016

Constable, Turner and the French Impressionists in Britain: A talk by Eric Shanes

Thursday, November 3, 2016 -
18:30 to 20:00

During the nineteenth century and for long afterwards London was the greatest city on earth.

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2017-01-12 18:30:00 to 2017-01-12 20:00:0012Jan2017

A Reassessment of Constable's Paradoxical Rainbow: A talk by Professor John Thornes

Thursday, January 12, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

John Constable’s powers of observation and thirst for meteorological knowledge propelled him to paint more natural-looking skies than most other English artists before or since.

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2017-02-22 18:30:00 to 2017-02-22 20:00:0022Feb2017

Water Meadows and Landscape in the Five River Valleys: A talk by Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Water meadows are a significant feature of the landscape of the chalk valleys around Salisbury.

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2017-03-08 18:30:00 to 2017-03-08 20:00:0008Mar2017

Unexpected Treasures: Archaeology and Botany - A talk by Ruth Pelling

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Archaeobotany (the study of plant remains from archaeological contexts) has been a routine practice in most commercial and research excavations for the last few decades.

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