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2019-07-04 17:30:00 to 2019-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2019

The Romance of the Road: British Painters and the Roving Life - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Augustus John caused scandal when he travelled round Edwardian England in a caravan, but he was not the only artist attracted to the travelling life in the early 20th century.

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2009-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2009

Thomas Hardy and Salisbury

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 18:30

A talk by Hugh Thomas. Hugh Thomas is a professional Blue Badge Guide, a voluntary lecturer in the Wessex region of the National Trust and a Steward at the Museum.

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2019-07-14 11:00:00 to 2019-07-14 12:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Dr Alex Langlands: Britons, Bridges and Boroughs: Old Sarum from the Fall of Rome to the Coming of the Vikings

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Incorporating some of the most recent archaeological finds and archival research, this talk will examine the role of Old Sarum in three critical periods of its history.

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2014-12-09 19:30:0009Dec2014

Old Sarum: Reconstructing a lost Wiltshire Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 19:30

The Cathedral at Old Sarum ceased to be a place of worship almost 800 years ago and the building today is simply a series of marks in the ground. But hundreds of fragments in the museum store and in English Heritage’s stone store suggest that by the mid 12th century the cathedral was a magnificent tribute to its powerful patron Bishop Roger of Salisbury.

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2014-02-11 19:30:0011Feb2014

Recent Discoveries from Wiltshire

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 19:30

A lecture by Richard Henry, Wiltshire Finds Liaison Officer.

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2015-06-03 17:30:0003Jun2015

J M W Turner: His Life and Masterworks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:30
A Lecture by Eric Shanes.  In this talk, Eric Shanes will put Turner's achievement within its cultural, painterly and biographical context. 
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2014-05-08 17:30:0008May2014

Life in the House of Lords

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 18:30

Michael Dobbs is most famous for writing The House of Cards for television but has gone on to write books about Prime Ministers, Kings and the Dalai Lama.

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2014-08-28 18:00:0028Aug2014

Hugo Vickers on Cecil Beaton: Lecture

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 19:00

Due to popular demand, Hugo Vickers has kindly agreed to do another talk here at the museum.

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2010-04-23 18:30:0023Apr2010

Cathedrals as History: A Thousand Years

Friday, April 23, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Jon Cannon. Our ancient cathedrals are more than places of worship, more than great works of architecture.

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2011-04-27 17:30:0027Apr2011

Banks' Florilegium: engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's 1st voyage round the world

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 18:30

Banks' Florilegium: the engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's first voyage round the world in HMS Endeavour, 1768-1771, a talk by Mr Joe Studholme, Chairman of the Salisbury & So

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2015-07-02 17:30:00 to 2015-07-02 19:00:0002Jul2015

Beckford and Turner - Capturing the Rise and Fall of Fonthill Abbey: A Lecture by Dr Amy Frost

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

William Beckford's gothic revival masterpiece, Fonthill Abbey, is one of the greatest lost country houses in England.

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2018-01-17 18:30:00 to 2018-01-17 20:00:0017Jan2018

Lost Salisbury Opera Rediscovered: A talk by Nigel Wyatt

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

A pastoral opera devised by James Harris of the Close and first performed here in Salisbury in 1761 has been rediscovered and brought to life in a recent performance by Opera at Chilmark following

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2019-07-18 17:30:00 to 2019-07-18 19:00:0018Jul2019

Winifred Lamb: Field Archaeologist and Museum Curator - A talk by Professor David Gill

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Winifred Lamb, who grew up at Winterslow near Salisbury, served as honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge from 1920 to 1958.

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2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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2016-11-17 18:30:00 to 2016-11-17 20:15:0017Nov2016

Friends of Clarendon Lecture: Wiltshire Settlements and the Black Death: New approaches to reconstructing population change - A talk by Carenza Lewis

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:15

The archaeologist Carenza Lewis (University of Lincoln) is a familiar face to TV audiences, having featured on the much-loved Channel 4 series Time Team from 1994-2004 and many other series.

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2019-07-14 12:30:00 to 2019-07-14 13:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Christie Willis: Up in Flames: Cremation at Stonehenge and in Neolithic Britain

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

This talk will examine the evolution of cremation during the Early to Middle Neolithic and how it became the dominant burial rite by the end of the Neolithic.  Wildly diverse locations were selecte

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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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2010-04-17 10:00:0017Apr2010

Pots and Potters of the West Country

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 11:00

A lecture by Henry Sandon.  Henry Sandon is a notable authority on Worcester Pottery and was curator of the Dyson Perrins Museum for many years.

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2014-06-12 13:00:00 to 2014-06-12 15:00:0012Jun2014

Greta & Cecil: Talk by Diana Souhami

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

As part of the events programme supporting our Cecil Beaton at Home exhibition,

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2013-09-04 17:00:0004Sep2013

Rex Whistler: A Closer Look

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 18:00

6.00 pm drinks, 6.45 pm talk.  A lecture by Nikki Frater.  Rex Whistler had a dazzling career as a muralist, portrait painter, illustrator, stage designer and grap

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