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2017-01-12 18:30:00 to 2017-01-12 20:00:0012Jan2017

A Reassessment of Constable's Paradoxical Rainbow: A talk by Professor John Thornes

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

John Constable’s powers of observation and thirst for meteorological knowledge propelled him to paint more natural-looking skies than most other English artists before or since.

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2019-02-13 18:30:00 to 2019-02-13 20:00:0013Feb2019

Finding Nero (and other Roman Emperors): Establishing Identity in Romano-British Sculpture - A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Although Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly four centuries, the apparent absence of portrait sculpture here stands in marked contrast to other western Roman provinces.

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2012-03-14 14:30:0014Mar2012

Have Diplomats had their day?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 14:30

A lecture by Dame Rosemary Spencer.  An afternoon talk which will give some insights into diplomatic life and work, and their relevance to the challenges of the 21st century.

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2011-11-08 19:30:0008Nov2011

Damerham Archaeology Project: more to find in the Wessex heartlands?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Helen Wickstead, Kingston University and Martyn Barber, Aerial Survey, English Heritage.

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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2019-06-20 17:30:00 to 2019-06-20 19:00:0020Jun2019

Augustus John: His Place in the History of Portraiture - A talk by Nicholas Beer

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

A practising portrait painter and teacher of portrait painting with twenty five years of experience, Nicholas Beer will give an illustrated outline of the British portrait tradition and Augustus Jo

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2019-07-13 12:30:00 to 2019-07-13 13:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Richard Osgood: A Gothic Tale: Spears and Javelins at Barrow Clump

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

In 2003, English Heritage started recording badger damage to a Bronze Age barrow on Salisbury Plain.

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2013-03-12 19:30:0012Mar2013

Giants of Wessex: Silbury Hill, the Marlborough Mound, and the Hatfield Barrow

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Jim Leary, English Heritage. Over the last few years the three giant round mounds of Wessex have seen some form of archaeological work.

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2016-09-10 10:00:00 to 2016-09-10 15:00:0010Sep2016

Paint Off!

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:00 to 16:00

Plain Arts Salisbury and the Salisbury Museum welcome you to the 7th annual Paint Off, this year being based at the front of the museum. Painters of all ages and abilities welcome.

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2018-08-14 09:00:00 to 2018-08-14 15:00:0014Aug2018

Discovery Day: Portrait Lanterns with artist Liza Morgan

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

Hands-on summer fun with artist Liza Morgan.

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2013-02-08 10:00:00 to 2013-02-08 11:30:0008Feb2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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2017-09-08 09:00:00 to 2017-09-08 10:30:0008Sep2017

Under Five's Friday: Summer Bugs!

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Join artist Liza Morgan for a morning making bright and beautiful insects to decorate your garden.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2015-05-02 09:00:00 to 2015-05-02 15:00:0002May2015

Living History Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of Living History in the company of the Ancient Wessex Network, who will be recreating the past on our back lawn!

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2010-02-16 11:00:00 to 2010-02-16 15:00:0016Feb2010

Make a Prehistoric Pot: Family Art Workshop

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 11:00 to 15:00

Workshops 11am – 12am and 2pm - 3pm. Get hands on with prehistoric art. Suitable for children aged 5+.

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2019-10-11 09:00:00 to 2019-10-11 10:30:0011Oct2019

Under Five's Friday: 3D Pictures in Clay!

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30
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2017-03-11 10:30:00 to 2017-03-11 13:00:0011Mar2017

Young Curators Club: Fantastic Fans

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Saturd

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2016-10-08 09:30:00 to 2016-10-08 12:00:0008Oct2016

Young Curators Club: Roman messages

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to lif

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2011-10-28 09:00:00 to 2011-10-28 15:00:0028Oct2011

Making Mosaics

Friday, October 28, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join Joanna Dewfall to create amazing mosaics. Learn a new skill and discover a traditional craft that has decorated homes and public spaces for thousands of years.

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2013-07-27 09:00:00 to 2013-07-27 15:00:0027Jul2013

Festival of British Archaeology Family Saturday

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Archaeology for all: discover whether you have the skills to be an archaeologist; meet our Anglo-Saxon ancestors with living history group Centingas; activities for all the family

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2015-08-17 23:00:0018Aug2015

Discovery Day with artist Charlotte Moreton

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Come and print up a storm with artist Charlotte Moreton! You can use your hands to make prints or have a go at printing with potatoes. Find out all about pattern and colour.

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