What's On: Archived

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2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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2016-07-23 11:00:00 to 2016-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2016

The Personal Voice: The archaeology of Ancient Egyptian poetry by Prof Richard Parkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

From chat-up lines to royal tragedies, the poems of the Middle Kingdom display a remarkable range of style and tone, and are characterised by a strikingly personal voice.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology Showground

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016
The grounds of the museum will be packed with archaeology, living history and heritage stands.
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2015-07-18 09:30:00 to 2015-07-18 10:30:0018Jul2015

“If only they could talk” … the archaeological analysis of human bone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30

Talk by Jacqueline McKinley, Senior Osteoarchaeologist, Wessex Archaeology

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2015-07-18 11:00:00 to 2015-07-18 12:00:0018Jul2015

The Grey Friars project: the identification of the remains of King Richard III

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:00 to 13:00

Talk by Dr Turi King, Lecturer in Genetics and Archaeology, University of Leicester

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2015-07-18 13:30:00 to 2015-07-18 14:30:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30

A rare opportunity to hear about life changing discoveries and their influence on these famous broadcasters of archaeology.

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2015-07-19 12:30:00 to 2015-07-19 13:30:0019Jul2015

Farming the past: behind the scenes in Edwardian, Victorian and Wartime Farms

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 13:30 to 14:30

Talk by Alex Langlands

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2015-07-19 14:30:00 to 2015-07-19 15:30:0019Jul2015

Alice Roberts, in conversation with John Farren

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30

If like us, documentaries on archaeology, history and science are your passion, don’t miss this opportunity to get a glimpse behind the camera from two pillars of documentary television.

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2015-07-18 15:00:00 to 2015-07-18 16:00:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life.’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00

The second sitting of revealing and entertaining insights from famous archaeologists.

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2017-06-20 10:30:00 to 2017-06-20 15:00:0020Jun2017

Steam Cars to visit Salisbury Museum

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:30 to 16:00

A group of thirteen vintage and veteran steams cars will be visiting the museum on 20 June. The Steam Car Club of Great Britain will be taking time out from their 'Wiltshire Wander' to visit us.

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2019-06-19 10:00:00 to 2019-06-19 15:00:0019Jun2019

Outing to the Blue Poole with Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Join landscape historian Hadrian Cook for a VIP day out at the Blue Poole in Dorset.

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2015-07-07 09:30:00 to 2015-07-07 14:30:0007Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Light & Atmosphere: A day of sketching and painting clouds

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:30 to 15:30

A day course looking at how to paint clouds in watercolour with artist Claire Thomas.

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2015-09-11 23:00:0012Sep2015

Turner Paint Off with Plain Arts Salisbury

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Come and discover your inner artist at the Turner Paint Off.

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2015-10-02 17:30:00 to 2015-10-02 19:00:0002Oct2015

The Deverill Villa: A talk by David Roberts

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeologists from Historic England and the PASt Landscapes project (based at Salisbury Museum) have recently investigated a major new Roman villa discovered in south-west Wiltshire.

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2017-02-06 10:30:00 to 2017-02-07 15:30:0006Feb2017

Landscape Watercolour Techniques: Two day artist workshop with Claire Thomas

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:30 to Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:30

Back by popular demand, artist Claire Thomas returns to the museum to lead a two day sketching and watercolour workshop, inspired by John Constable’s painting of Salisbury Cathedral from the Me

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2016-03-09 18:30:00 to 2016-03-09 20:00:0009Mar2016

An evening with Gambling Archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning comedian, author, world record holder and gambling archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham for an evening of amazing anecdotes.

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2016-10-12 09:00:00 to 2016-10-12 11:30:0012Oct2016

Women's Institute Knitting Event 1: Spoons - A stirring tale!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:30

Exclusively for members of the Women’s Institute, the museum is hosting a series of three workshops.

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2015-07-23 09:30:00 to 2015-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Under the influence of Turner

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:30 to 15:30

A workshop let by artist Ann Hopkins to enable participants to make a painting based on ideas found in Turner’s work.

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2019-07-12 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Meet the Author - Nicola Ford

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your chance to meet the author Nicola Ford, who will be in the Mini Marquee on the back lawn at 11.30am and 1.30pm on the first day of the Festival of Archae

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2019-03-21 18:30:00 to 2019-03-21 20:00:0021Mar2019

Beer Tasting with Simon Jackson

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Celebrate spring with a talk about the history of beer and a tutored tasting of a selection of British beer styles accompanied by a selection of British Cheese and ‘pub snacks’.

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