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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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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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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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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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2015-07-02 17:30:00 to 2015-07-02 19:00:0002Jul2015

Beckford and Turner - Capturing the Rise and Fall of Fonthill Abbey: A Lecture by Dr Amy Frost

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

William Beckford's gothic revival masterpiece, Fonthill Abbey, is one of the greatest lost country houses in England.

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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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2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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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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2019-11-20 18:30:00 to 2019-11-20 20:00:0020Nov2019

A Meeting of Minds: Historical and Archaeological Investigations into Rural Households in Medieval England - A talk by Alice Forward

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Living Standards and Material Culture in English Rural Households, 1300-1600 Leverhulme Trus

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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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2010-04-17 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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2014-06-12 13:00:00 to 2014-06-12 15:00:0012Jun2014

Greta & Cecil: Talk by Diana Souhami

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

As part of the events programme supporting our Cecil Beaton at Home exhibition,

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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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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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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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2010-10-20 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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2009-12-08 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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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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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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2011-04-13 17:30:0013Apr2011

The Holburne Museum reborn: the countdown to reopening

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 18:30

A lecture by Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath.

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