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2012-04-30 17:30:0030Apr2012

Edward Heath

Monday, April 30, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Philip Ziegler The acclaimed biographer Philip Ziegler will talk about the career and personality of the Museum’s famous neighbour.

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2019-07-13 09:00:00 to 2019-07-14 16:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology Talks 2019

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 17:00

‘The biggest, oldest, most popular and most diverse…’ That’s how just a handful of the talks could be described at this year’s Festival of Archaeology.

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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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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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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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2018-11-14 10:30:00 to 2018-12-12 13:00:0014Nov2018

The Art of Post-War Britain: Art History Course with Paul Chapman

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30 to Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:00

Wednesdays 14, 21, 28 November, 5 and 12 December

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2010-04-14 11:00:0014Apr2010

Rembrandt, the Misunderstood Genius

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 12:00

A talk by Christopher Wright MA FRSA FSA. Christopher, who talked to us about Vermeer in 2008, has made a long career as an art historian, first publishing in the Burlington Magazine in 1969.

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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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2012-07-26 17:30:0026Jul2012

Starting From Scratch

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Brian Graham in which he discusses his site-specific paintings.

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2019-05-22 17:30:00 to 2019-05-22 19:00:0022May2019

Augustus John: The Last Bohemian? A talk by David Boyd Haycock

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

When Augustus John died in 1961 he was described in The New York Times as ‘the grand old man of British painting, and one of the greatest in British history’ – but was he?

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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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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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2013-12-13 10:00:00 to 2013-12-13 11:30:0013Dec2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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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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2019-07-05 09:00:00 to 2019-07-05 10:30:0005Jul2019

Under Five's Friday: Dig it! Create an Archaeologist's Kit with artist Clare Spender

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join us for a morning of archaeology hunting and creating.  Get ready to make your own archaeologist hunting kit to find your own objects.

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome

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2018-05-11 09:00:00 to 2018-05-11 10:30:0011May2018

Under Five's Friday: Animal Camouflage! Who is hiding where?

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones. 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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2016-08-16 09:00:00 to 2016-08-16 15:00:0016Aug2016

Summer Discovery Day with artist Louise Luton

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

A day of drop in, creative workshops with artist Louise Luton and inspired by the stories of Emma Carroll. Workshops will run from 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm.

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2011-07-26 09:30:00 to 2011-08-30 14:30:0026Jul2011

Family Discovery Days Summer Holidays

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

Every Tuesday during the Wiltshire summer holidays: 26 July - 30 August 2011.

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2013-05-10 09:00:00 to 2013-05-10 10:30:0010May2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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