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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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2011-10-11 18:30:0011Oct2011

The Knowlton Prehistoric Landscape Project – We know a lot about Round Barrows don’t we?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by John Gale, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Bournemouth University.

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2010-04-23 18:30:0023Apr2010

Cathedrals as History: A Thousand Years

Friday, April 23, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Jon Cannon. Our ancient cathedrals are more than places of worship, more than great works of architecture.

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2011-04-27 17:30:0027Apr2011

Banks' Florilegium: engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's 1st voyage round the world

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 18:30

Banks' Florilegium: the engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's first voyage round the world in HMS Endeavour, 1768-1771, a talk by Mr Joe Studholme, Chairman of the Salisbury & So

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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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2013-09-04 17:00:0004Sep2013

Rex Whistler: A Closer Look

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 18:00

6.00 pm drinks, 6.45 pm talk.  A lecture by Nikki Frater.  Rex Whistler had a dazzling career as a muralist, portrait painter, illustrator, stage designer and grap

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2014-10-22 17:00:0022Oct2014

‘Helping the war effort’ - aspects of life in Salisbury during World War One

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 18:00

How did Salisbury cope with WW1?  Ruth Newman, a highly respected local historian, will talk about the effect of the war on the civilians of the city

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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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2009-12-08 19:30:0008Dec2009

From Wollongong to Wallonia (via Wiltshire): An Archaeology of the Great War

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 19:30

A lecture by Richard Osgood and Martin Brown, Defence Estates (MOD).

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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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2010-04-17 10:00:0017Apr2010

Pots and Potters of the West Country

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 11:00

A lecture by Henry Sandon.  Henry Sandon is a notable authority on Worcester Pottery and was curator of the Dyson Perrins Museum for many years.

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2018-03-20 18:30:00 to 2018-03-20 20:00:0020Mar2018

Art in the Landscape of the Ice Age Mind: A talk by Professor Clive Gamble

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Ice age art appears to appear with a bang.

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2019-01-24 18:30:00 to 2019-01-24 20:00:0024Jan2019

Stories on the Mantelpiece: A talk by Stephen Duckworth

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Stephen Duckworth is the author of  'Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Religious Figures'.

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2014-04-08 18:30:0008Apr2014

Landscape Research and Excavations in Teffont

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 19:30

A talk by David Roberts, Teffont Archaeology Project. Since 2008 the Teffont Archaeology Project has investigated the landscapes of Teffont Evias and Teffont Magna in south-west Wiltshire. 

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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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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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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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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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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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