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2018-05-02 17:30:00 to 2018-05-02 19:00:0002May2018

Bees in the City: A talk by Stuart Roberts

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Most people associate bees with the open countryside, but towns and cities provide many opportunities for our wild pollinators.

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2009-10-13 18:30:0013Oct2009

Silbury Hill: The Archaeology of a Monumental Mound

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 19:30

Silbury Hill: the archaeology of a monumental mound

A talk by Jim Leary , Archaeologist, English Heritage.

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2011-03-08 19:30:0008Mar2011

Trusting the Ground with the Treasure of Warriors: Digging the Staffordshire Hoard

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Stephen Dean, County Archaeologist for Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Hoard is quite simply a singular assemblage of Anglo-Saxon treasure the like of which has never before been seen.

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2017-04-26 17:00:00 to 2017-04-26 19:00:0026Apr2017

Primal Magic: The Prehistoric Landscape in British Art: A talk by Professor Sam Smiles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

In this talk Professor Sam Smiles, curator of the ‘British Art: Ancient Landscapes’ exhibition, will look at some examples of artistic engagements with British antiquity that lie beyond the topogra

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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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2018-11-15 18:30:00 to 2018-11-15 20:00:0015Nov2018

The Vale of Pewsey Project: Marden Henge and Cat's Brain Long Barrow - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

This talk from Dr Jim Leary will give an overview of the recently completed Vale of Pewsey project; including an account of the investigations at Marden Henge and the exciting excavation of Cat’s B

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2017-11-01 10:30:00 to 2017-11-29 13:00:0001Nov2017

British Painting Between the Wars: An Art History Course with Paul Chapman

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 10:30 to Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 13:00

Wednesdays 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November, 10.30am - 1pm

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2014-10-14 18:30:00 to 2014-10-14 20:00:0014Oct2014

Conserving the Salisbury Collections

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

A talk by Wiltshire Council Conservator Sebastian Foxley about recent conservation work, focusing on items which will be included in the new galleries.

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2017-11-09 18:30:00 to 2017-11-09 20:00:0009Nov2017

Discworld Fandom: Stranger than Fiction? A talk by Pat Harkin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Pat Harkin is tremendously proud to have been referred to as ‘Lord of the Uber Fans’ by Sir Terry in the preface to the collection ‘A Slip of the Keyboard’ but acknowledges that the title was a lot

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2019-07-13 11:00:00 to 2019-07-13 12:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Ella Al-Shamahi: Are You a Neanderthal?

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

With revelations such as our ancestors interbreeding with Neanderthals; that most of us have up to 4% Neanderthal DNA; and that Tibetans have a gene that helps them live high up in the mountains be

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2014-11-26 18:30:0026Nov2014

Medieval to Modern Pilgrimage

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:30

A lecture by Brother Patrick Moore. Using the museum's excellent collection of pilgrim badges, this talk will increase our understanding of this fascinating subject.

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2018-05-10 17:30:00 to 2018-05-10 19:00:0010May2018

Living with Monuments: New Work on the Neolithic of the Avebury Region - A talk by Dr Josh Pollard

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Avebury landscape has long attracted archaeological interest, drawn by its remarkable prehistoric monumental architecture.

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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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2016-06-16 17:00:00 to 2016-06-16 19:30:0016Jun2016

Spelling out Ancient Egypt - A talk by Ilona Regulski, Curator of the British Museum Touring Exhibition

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:30

Ancient Egypt has produced an astonishing variety of written material in its great temples, on the walls of the tombs of Pharaohs and the coffins of the dead, and in the rubbish dumps of lost and f

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2012-03-13 19:30:0013Mar2012

The more you dig, the less you know: Devilish Mysteries at the former MoD Estate Offices, Durrington

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology. Recent fieldwork by Wessex Archaeology in late 2010 and 2011 on the site of the former MoD estate offices has uncovered something of a mystery.

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2018-11-29 18:30:00 to 2018-11-29 20:00:0029Nov2018

Hoards During the Earliest Age of Metal: A talk by Dr Neil Wilkin

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Rarely does a year go by without a new headline-making discovery of a Bronze Age hoard - from fewer than ten cases in 1997 to around 60 today.

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2010-09-14 18:30:0014Sep2010

Surveying Historic Buildings: the changing techniques and use of 3d imagery in building recording

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Robin Ault, Building Surveyor, Downland Partnership. In recent years there have been dramatic changes in the way we measure and record historic buildings.

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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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2012-10-09 18:30:0009Oct2012

Projects and partnerships: what’s new in the work of the Wiltshire Archaeology Service?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Melanie Pomeroy-Kellinger, Wiltshire County Archaeologist. A lecture in the Salisbury Museum Archaeology Lectures (SMAL) series.

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