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2010-02-15 10:30:00 to 2010-02-15 15:30:0015Feb2010

Really Clever Romans

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Try on a Toga, write like a Roman and make a Roman bracelet, plus glitter and glue activities for children under five. Drop-in activities. Suitable for children aged 2+.  Baby play area.

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2014-08-19 09:00:00 to 2014-08-19 15:00:0019Aug2014

Costumes through the Ages

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Discover how clothes have changed through the ages. Be inspired by artist Cecil Beaton who designed costumes for stage and film.

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2011-04-18 09:00:00 to 2011-04-18 15:00:0018Apr2011

Make a Mosaic

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Joanna Dewfall will be here helping visitors make their own unique mosaic tile. Suitable for adults and children aged 5-12 with adult supervision. Cost £4-£6 per tile.

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2013-07-31 09:00:00 to 2013-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2013

Wessex Wednesday: Secrets of the Stones

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Help two rather eccentric Victorian antiquarians on their quest to unravel the mysteries of Stonehenge. Befuddled and bemused how will they ever know what on earth it is, who built it and why?

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2017-12-09 10:00:00 to 2017-12-09 16:00:0009Dec2017

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld in Building Bricks!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

LEGO® bricks return to the museum - this time to celebrate the ‘Terry Pratchett: HisWorld’ exhibition.

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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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2015-12-11 10:00:00 to 2015-12-11 11:30:0011Dec2015

Under Five's Friday: Christmas Magic

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Let’s get ready for Christmas with a morning of festive crafts with artist Suzie Gutteridge.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies are welcome.

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2014-10-30 10:00:00 to 2014-10-30 16:00:0030Oct2014

The Big Draw - Wiltshire's Chalk Wonderland

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of drawing and image making with artist Clare Proctor, including the creation of chalk figures in the museum gardens (weather permitting).

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2012-01-10 19:30:0010Jan2012

The Archaeology of Wessex Gallery: Plans for a new archaeology gallery at Salisbury Museum

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by Adrian Green, Director, Salisbury Museum.

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2010-06-11 09:00:00 to 2010-06-11 10:30:0011Jun2010

Under Fives Friday

Friday, June 11, 2010 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities every 2nd Friday of the month. The theme for the June event will be "Bodies and Bones". Suitable  for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2017-06-10 09:30:00 to 2017-06-10 12:00:0010Jun2017

Young Curators Club: Chivalry School

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Saturd

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2016-03-26 10:00:00 to 2016-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2016

March Madness at the Museum

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Easter Bunny is visiting the Museum chaperoned by a friendly but slightly bonkers character ...The Mad Hatter. They are auditioning for trainee Easter Bunnies.

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2010-08-07 12:00:00 to 2010-08-14 15:00:0007Aug2010

Medieval Hats, Masks and Shields

Saturday, August 7, 2010 - 13:00 to Saturday, August 14, 2010 - 16:00

The Family Saturday will be on two Saturdays in August: Saturday 7 August and again on Saturday 14 August.  Medieval hats, masks and shields: a creative exloration into our medieval past.

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2013-02-12 10:00:00 to 2013-02-12 16:00:0012Feb2013

Discover Mosaics

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of activities for all the family. Help Joanna Dewfall create a new mosaic that will go on display in the museum.

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2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2018

Discovery Day: Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

The first of our Summer Discovery Days sees us welcoming back Kaya Drums for a drumming workshop, where everyone can have a go. 

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2010-04-10 12:00:00 to 2010-04-10 15:00:0010Apr2010

Fantastic Fossils

Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Fantastic Fossils. Discover how fossils are made and make your own collection of fossils to take home. Suitable for children aged 5+. Dress for mess.

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2014-04-16 09:30:00 to 2014-04-16 14:30:0016Apr2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

Enjoy a day of free craft activities at Bemerton Heath Centre with Salisbury Museum. Make your own wonderful objects to put into a mini-museum and find out about Victorian explorers.

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2019-03-23 14:30:00 to 2019-03-23 16:00:0023Mar2019

Landscape and Melody: Captain Swing and the Blacksmith - A talk by Beatrice Parvin

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Beatrice Parvin’s novel Captain Swing and the Blacksmith is set in Wiltshire in the 1840s. It tells the story of working people through the land they toiled and the songs they sang.

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2014-08-20 09:30:00 to 2014-08-20 14:30:0020Aug2014

Salisbury Museum @ Bemerton: Costumes through the ages

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

Enjoy a day of free craft activities with Salisbury Museum at Bemerton Heath Centre. Create your own costumes and hats and try on replica costumes from the museum.

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2013-08-07 09:30:00 to 2013-08-07 15:30:0007Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Oranges and Apples

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 10:30 to 16:30

Chris Bennett from Orange Apples will be telling silly stories and funny folktales from history. Suitable for ages 5 to adult.

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