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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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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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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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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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2011-04-12 09:30:00 to 2011-04-12 14:30:0012Apr2011

Family Discovery Day: Discover Fossils

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Hands-on and creative activities exploring and making fantastic fossils. Drop in with regular timed fossil-making activity. All ages welcome. Baby play area.

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2013-05-28 17:00:0028May2013

Rex Whistler and the Inspiration of Wessex

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 18:00

A lecture by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil. 6pm: Drinks and Private View.

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2013-11-12 19:30:0012Nov2013

Stonehenge: results from recent research

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 19:30

This lecture will be yet another opportunity to find out about the exciting work conducted by Mike Parker-Pearson (Institute of Archaeology UCL) relating to Stonehenge.

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2017-10-25 17:30:00 to 2017-10-25 19:00:0025Oct2017

The Art of Discworld: An illustrated talk by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Paul Kidby is best known for being the ‘artist of choice’ for award-winning writer, the late Sir Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015.  Paul has designed the ‘Discworld’ book jackets since 2002

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2011-12-13 19:30:0013Dec2011

Finding Inspiration from the Landscape: Cranborne Chase

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Martin Green and Chris Carter, potter.

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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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2009-10-14 17:30:0014Oct2009

Tales of a Battlefield: Tour Guide around the World

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 18:30

6.30 pm (canapés) for 7.00pm start. A talk by Colonel Mike Martin.

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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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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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2013-01-08 19:30:0008Jan2013

PATHH – Providing Access To Hampshire’s Heritage

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Stephen Fisher, Hampshire and Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology.  PATHH is a two year, HLF funded research project that makes use of historic maps to identify ‘lost’ rights of way arou

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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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2010-12-14 19:30:0014Dec2010

Bodies from the Bog: what science has told us about the bog people

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 19:30

A lecture by Jody Joy, Curator, British & European Iron Age Collections, British Museum.

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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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2013-12-10 19:30:0010Dec2013

The Battle for Stonehenge: the aerodrome, the monument and the landscape

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 19:30

The desire to provide Stonehenge with a more appropriate setting lies at the heart of current developments around the monument, of which the new visitor centre and the closure of the A344 are the m

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2018-06-21 17:30:00 to 2018-06-21 19:00:0021Jun2018

A Matter of Holes and Ditches: The Archaeology of Great War Training, Larkhill, Wiltshire - A talk by Martin Brown and Simon Cleggett

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Training for the Great War is not well understood but recent discoveries close to Stonehenge have revealed the extent to which soldiers prepared for the realities of trench warfare…

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