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2015-02-17 10:00:00 to 2015-02-17 16:00:0017Feb2015

Discovery Day: From Medieval to Modern

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Create medieval-inspired images with artist Vanessa Stone using thoroughly modern and wonderfully fun sticky-backed plastic. 

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2011-08-02 09:30:00 to 2011-08-02 14:30:0002Aug2011

Family Discovery Day: Ancient Hunters

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Discover:  Ancient Hunters. Make sling shots and spears and practice your best shot. Drop in. Suitable for all ages.

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2017-10-24 09:00:00 to 2017-10-24 15:00:0024Oct2017

Big Draw October Half Term: FantasyWorld! 3-D Paper Modelling and Collage with Liza Morgan

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Drop in workshops 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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2016-12-10 10:00:00 to 2016-12-10 16:00:0010Dec2016

By George, it's Christmas!

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a Christmas celebration with a distinctly Georgian flavour in honour of a very famous Georgian - John Constable.

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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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2014-08-07 09:00:00 to 2014-08-07 15:00:0007Aug2014

Hands on Archaeology

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Explore the past with Wessex Archaeology! Get creative, chat to an archaeologist and get hands on with ancient artefacts.

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2018-05-27 11:00:00 to 2018-05-28 15:00:0027May2018

May Bank Holiday Fun - Britain at its Best

Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 12:00 to Monday, May 28, 2018 - 16:00

Sunday 27 May 12 midday – 4pm and Monday 28 May 10am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 4pm

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2019-08-09 09:00:00 to 2019-08-09 10:30:0009Aug2019

Under Five's Friday: Magic Beanstalks and Summer Gardens with Liza Morgan

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Liza Morgan for a morning of planting magic beanstalks and summer garden-inspired artwork.

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2014-08-26 09:00:00 to 2014-08-26 15:00:0026Aug2014

Printing & Painting

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Discover the wonders of “sun printing” – making photographic images without a camera – and let your imagination run wild with painting and collage-making.

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2020-03-13 10:00:00 to 2020-03-13 11:30:0013Mar2020

Under Five's Friday: Special Books with Liza Morgan

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join Liza Morgan and the team, and have fun making your own book at the museum. Afterwards, visit the Cathedral’s secret library and see some of its special books with Emily Naish.

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2012-05-11 09:00:00 to 2012-05-11 10:30:0011May2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, May 11, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for May is "Spring into Summer". Suitable for 2-5 year olds.  Baby play area.

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2010-06-12 12:00:00 to 2010-06-12 15:00:0012Jun2010

Face to Face: 3D Modelling

Saturday, June 12, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Face to Face: 3D Modelling. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult within all museum activities.

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2017-07-25 09:00:00 to 2017-07-25 15:00:0025Jul2017

Summer Discovery Day: Companions of the Long Bow

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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2016-02-13 10:30:00 to 2016-02-13 13:00:0013Feb2016

Young Curators Club: Buried bodies

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life in our Young Curators Club.

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2010-04-13 09:30:00 to 2010-04-13 14:30:0013Apr2010

Dig up a Dinosaur and Make a Fossil Necklace

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Create your own mini archaeological dig for friends to try, or make a beautiful ammonite necklace. Suitable for children aged 4+. The younger the child, the more adult support required.

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2019-08-20 09:00:00 to 2019-08-20 15:00:0020Aug2019

Summer Discovery Day: Selfies and Sitters: The Work of Augustus John with Emma Kerr

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

A portrait captures a moment in time but can achieve a lifetime in history.

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2013-06-14 09:00:00 to 2013-06-14 10:30:0014Jun2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities. The theme for the June event is "Magical Stones". Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2015-02-19 10:00:00 to 2015-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2015

Medieval Fight Club

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of medieval martial arts madness with Albion Falconry, who will be delving into the world of medieval combat.

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2011-07-26 09:30:00 to 2011-07-26 14:30:0026Jul2011

Family Discovery Day: Marine Archaeology

Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Discover:  Marine Archaeology. Share stories and make boats with Willie Rambles, the lighthouse keeper,  in his weird and wonderful home.

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2012-10-30 10:30:00 to 2012-10-30 15:30:0030Oct2012

Be Inspired - Big Draw Discovery Day

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 10:30 to 15:30

Be inspired, get drawing and take a line for a walk with us on our Big Draw day.

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