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2017-03-08 18:30:00 to 2017-03-08 20:00:0008Mar2017

Unexpected Treasures: Archaeology and Botany - A talk by Ruth Pelling

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeobotany (the study of plant remains from archaeological contexts) has been a routine practice in most commercial and research excavations for the last few decades.

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2019-07-14 09:30:00 to 2019-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Simon Cleggett: Wonderful Things: The Army Basing Programme and the Stonehenge Landscape

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

For five years, Wessex Archaeology has excavated Bulford, Larkhill and Tidworth in preparation for the Army Basing Programme.

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2018-06-07 17:30:00 to 2018-06-07 19:00:0007Jun2018

Salisbury Museum's Incredible Images: A talk by Alan Clarke

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum holds an incredible archive of old images.

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2014-03-26 14:30:00 to 2014-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2014

What goes around, comes around – garden design from Ancient Egypt to Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00

A talk by Melinda Hilliard. Melinda is a garden and planting designer and currently a tutor in Garden and Planting Design at Capel Manor College.

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2017-06-29 17:30:00 to 2017-06-29 19:00:0029Jun2017

Between Avebury and Stonehenge: The Vale of Pewsey Project - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

This talk will provide an overview of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire.

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2020-02-26 18:30:00 to 2020-02-26 20:00:0026Feb2020

From Pre-Raphaelite to Impressionist: The Art of Albert Goodwin - A talk by Timothy Wilcox

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:00

A protégé of Ruskin and a great admirer of Turner, Goodwin forged a mature style which united precise detail with rich atmospheric colour.

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2011-01-11 19:30:0011Jan2011

Not Just Headless Bodies: The Archaeology of the Weymouth Relief Road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Steve Wallis, Senior Archaeologist, Dorset County Council.

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2012-04-18 17:30:0018Apr2012

The Glass Engravings of Laurence Whistler – A Son’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Daniel Whistler.  Many people will be familiar with Whistler’s magnificent prism in Salisbury Cathedral.

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2010-10-20 17:30:0020Oct2010

Organised Chaos, a series of cock-ups in Royal and Military events

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 18:30

A lecture by Sir Michael Parker KCVO CBE.

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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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2019-07-04 17:30:00 to 2019-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2019

The Romance of the Road: British Painters and the Roving Life - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Augustus John caused scandal when he travelled round Edwardian England in a caravan, but he was not the only artist attracted to the travelling life in the early 20th century.

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2009-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2009

Thomas Hardy and Salisbury

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 18:30

A talk by Hugh Thomas. Hugh Thomas is a professional Blue Badge Guide, a voluntary lecturer in the Wessex region of the National Trust and a Steward at the Museum.

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2019-07-14 11:00:00 to 2019-07-14 12:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Dr Alex Langlands: Britons, Bridges and Boroughs: Old Sarum from the Fall of Rome to the Coming of the Vikings

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Incorporating some of the most recent archaeological finds and archival research, this talk will examine the role of Old Sarum in three critical periods of its history.

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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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2014-02-11 19:30:0011Feb2014

Recent Discoveries from Wiltshire

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 19:30

A lecture by Richard Henry, Wiltshire Finds Liaison Officer.

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2012-11-13 19:00:0013Nov2012

New light on Stonehenge

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 19:00

A talk by Professor Mike Parker-Pearson, University of Sheffield.

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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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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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