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2009-04-29 17:30:0029Apr2009

Just like a box of Chocolates – 30 years curating the Salisbury Museum

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 18:30

Peter Saunders, former Director of the Museum and now its Curator Emeritus, has kindly agreed to share some of his reminiscences from the many years that he has guided and developed our Museum.

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Lectures
2015-09-18 23:00:00 to 2016-02-13 00:00:0019Sep2015

John Hinchcliffe Prints

Saturday, September 19, 2015 to Saturday, February 13, 2016

John Hinchcliffe was an acclaimed weaver, painter and ceramist known for his bold and distinctive style developed through his passion for colour and experimentation.

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2015-10-09 23:00:00 to 2016-01-16 00:00:0010Oct2015

John Hinchcliffe - The Definitive Works of a Decorative Artist

Saturday, October 10, 2015 to Saturday, January 16, 2016

In October, The Salisbury Museum will mount the first retrospective exhibition devoted to the life and work of weaver, painter and ceramicist John Hinchcliffe.  Focusing on Hinchcliffe’s experiment

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2016-03-03 18:30:00 to 2016-03-03 20:00:0003Mar2016

John Craxton: A portrait of the artist on Cranborne Chase and Crete by Ian Collins

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

Ian Collins, curator of our John Craxton show, ‘A Poetic Eye’, will trace the painter's creative journey from dark studies in war-time entrapment to a celebration of the life, light and landscape o

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2016-01-30 00:00:00 to 2016-05-06 23:00:0030Jan2016

John Craxton 'A Poetic Eye':A life in art from Cranborne Chase to Crete

Saturday, January 30, 2016 to Saturday, May 7, 2016

Curated by Ian Collins, this is an exhibition exploring the colourful life of artist John Craxton and his incredible emotional, physical and creative journey from Cranborne Chase to Crete.

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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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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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2016-04-21 17:30:00 to 2016-04-21 19:00:0021Apr2016

Interim results of Geophysical and Topographic Surveys in and around Old Sarum 2014-2016: A talk by Dominic Barker

Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

A presentation of geophysical and topographic survey results carried out by staff and students from the Department of Archaeology at the University of Southampton.

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2017-10-04 17:30:00 to 2017-10-04 19:00:0004Oct2017

Inspired to Teach: The Story of the College of Sarum St Michael

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jenny Head and Anne Johns will tell the story of Salisbury Teacher Training College (later known as The College of Sarum St Michael) from 1841 until its closure in 1978.

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2010-04-29 17:30:0029Apr2010

Insignia of Dignity: The Bush Barrow Burial

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 18:30

A talk by David Dawson.

David Dawson, Director of the Wiltshire Heritage Museum at Devizes and a Trustee of  Salisbury Museum, will talk about the Bush Barrow Burial.

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2011-07-22 09:00:00 to 2011-07-22 15:00:0022Jul2011

In the footsteps of Pitt Rivers

Friday, July 22, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

A guided walk around Cranborne Chase visiting the sites of Pitt Rivers led by Adrian Green, Director of the Museum. 

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2011-11-16 18:30:0016Nov2011

If you go down to the woods today......Clarendon Park and Forest 1200-1650

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 18:30

A talk by Dr Amanda Richardson.

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2016-07-15 23:00:00 to 2016-09-30 23:00:0016Jul2016

Icons of the North Wessex Downs: An exhibition by Anna Dillon

Saturday, July 16, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016

This is an exhibition of ten contemporary paintings by artist Anna Dillon, capturing the iconic features of the North Wessex Downs.

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2009-04-14 18:30:0014Apr2009

Hunter Gatherers of the Old Forest: Evidence of pre-farming communities in the New Forest

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - 19:30

A lecture by Stephen Moody, Avon Valley Archaeological Society.

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2009-04-05 23:00:00 to 2009-04-17 23:00:0006Apr2009

Hunt The Hare

Monday, April 6, 2009 to Saturday, April 18, 2009

Hunt the Hare is a family trail helping you explore the many wonderful things in the museum. Find all the hares and collect a prize.

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For Families
2012-04-12 08:15:00 to 2012-08-28 11:30:0012Apr2012

Humans and Environmental Change

Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 09:15 to Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 12:30

Every Thursday 12 April  –  28 June 2012, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm (including two field trips).  A course by  Hadrian Cook and Adrian Green.

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2011-03-02 00:00:00 to 2011-04-12 23:00:0002Mar2011

Human development, resources and environmental change

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 to Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Wednesday 2 March – Wednesday 13 April 2011 (two full day field visits will be arranged separately). A course run by Hadrian Cook every Wednesday (times to be advised).

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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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2018-10-12 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0013Oct2018

Hoards: A Hidden History of Ancient Britain

Saturday, October 13, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

In partnership with the British Museum, this exhibition traces the story of hoarding from Bronze Age weapons discovered in the river Thames and the first Iron Age coin hoards, through to hoards bur

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2019-06-28 23:00:00 to 2019-09-27 23:00:0029Jun2019

Hoards Exhibition at Brading Roman Villa

Saturday, June 29, 2019 to Saturday, September 28, 2019

Hoards: The Hidden History of Ancient Britain was first shown at the museum in October 2018. This is a partnership exhibition with the British Museum and it is now touring the country.

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