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2019-08-27 09:00:00 to 2019-08-27 15:00:0027Aug2019

Summer Discovery Day: Archaeology Animation with Matthew Dean

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artist Matthew Dean will be bringing his animation technology with him to the museum. Find out how to put a short animation together from start to finish with this fun workshop.

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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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For Families
2011-02-23 10:30:00 to 2011-02-23 15:30:0023Feb2011

The Romans Day

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Take part in a real Roman challenge. Working in teams, families will build a mini Iron Age hill fort and their own crazy catapults.

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For Families
2012-02-17 11:00:00 to 2012-02-17 16:00:0017Feb2012

Stone Age Arts & Crafts

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 11:00 to 16:00

Drop-in to the museum for a day of hands-on activities related to Stone Age arts and crafts. Take inspiration from the Surviving Stone Age Exhibition and our pre-history galleries.

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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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2011-10-25 09:00:00 to 2011-10-25 15:00:0025Oct2011

Drawing on Salisbury: A Storytelling Festival

Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Illustration workshops with renowned children’s author Shoo Rayner, bring traditional tales to life with Treehouse Theatre, and enjoy hands-on, interactive storytelling with Lizzie Bryant, plus ske

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For Families
2010-02-15 11:00:00 to 2010-02-15 15:30:0015Feb2010

Crazy Catapults: Family Technology Workshop

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 11:00 to 15:30

Workshops 11am – 12.30 pm and 2pm – 3.30 pm.  Learn about these fantastic inventions and have a go building your own. Suitable for children aged  6+.

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2016-08-08 23:00:0009Aug2016

Tuesday Tales with Jane Hardstaff

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The museum is thrilled to welcome author Jane Hardstaff, who will be talking about two of her recent books, at the first of our Tuesday Tales.

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For Families
2013-08-27 09:00:00 to 2013-08-27 15:00:0027Aug2013

Discovery Day: Medieval Machines

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Following the success of last year's pyramidal catapults we are adding the trebuchet to our armoury! Watch out for flying marshmallows....

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For Families
2012-11-05 20:00:0005Nov2012

Make a Mosaic

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 20:00

Make a Mosaic with Joanna Dewfall. Take home a beautiful, decorative mosaic tile. Drop in workshops suitable for adults and children aged 6+ with adult supervision.

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2014-07-29 09:00:00 to 2014-07-29 15:00:0029Jul2014

Summer Fun

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Start the holidays with the museum’s medieval siege machine challenge – build a catapult and see how far you can launch a deadly marshmallow!

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For Families
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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For Families
2017-06-10 09:30:00 to 2017-06-10 12:00:0010Jun2017

Young Curators Club: Chivalry School

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

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

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For Families
2016-03-26 10:00:00 to 2016-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2016

March Madness at the Museum

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Easter Bunny is visiting the Museum chaperoned by a friendly but slightly bonkers character ...The Mad Hatter. They are auditioning for trainee Easter Bunnies.

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For Families
2015-08-10 23:00:0011Aug2015

Discovery Day with artist Charlotte Moreton

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Artist Charlotte Moreton will be here to lead a day of painting and collage with colour. See how Mr Turner would mix his colours and make your own rainbow or colour spinner.

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2014-08-05 09:00:00 to 2014-08-05 15:00:0005Aug2014

Salisbury at War

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Step back 100 years to the day that Salisbury woke to find itself at war and at the heart of Britain’s war effort.

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For Families
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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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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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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2019-07-13 09:30:00 to 2019-07-13 10:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Mary-Ann Ochota: Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

Wherever you go in Britain there’s history woven into the landscape around you – in the shape of a field, the wall of a cottage, a standing stone or churchyard, even in the grass under your feet.

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