What's On: Archived

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2013-08-28 09:00:00 to 2013-08-28 14:00:0028Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Art Workshops with Heather Butler

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00

Family Workshop -  10.00 am – 12.00 noon - The Magical Metalworker from the Alps
A carousel of artistic activites for all the family.

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2013-08-07 09:30:00 to 2013-08-07 15:30:0007Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Oranges and Apples

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 10:30 to 16:30

Chris Bennett from Orange Apples will be telling silly stories and funny folktales from history. Suitable for ages 5 to adult.

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2013-07-31 09:00:00 to 2013-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2013

Wessex Wednesday: Secrets of the Stones

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Help two rather eccentric Victorian antiquarians on their quest to unravel the mysteries of Stonehenge. Befuddled and bemused how will they ever know what on earth it is, who built it and why?

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2013-08-21 09:30:00 to 2013-08-21 15:30:0021Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Storytelling with Mike O’Leary

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 10:30 to 16:30

Delve into the mysteries of the past with Mike O'Leary. Suitable for all ages. Start times: 10.30am;  11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

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2013-08-14 09:00:00 to 2013-08-14 14:00:0014Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Surviving the Stone Age

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00

Archaeologist Chris Elmer from Southampton University will be leading family-friendly workshops looking back into deep pre-history.

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2020-01-18 00:00:00 to 2020-04-03 23:00:0018Jan2020

Wessex Women Objects on Tour: Preserving Special Skills in Wessex

Saturday, January 18, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020

Our four partner museums have explored their collections and found objects that tell the untold stories of our region's women and their past - from the unexpected to the ground-breaking and intrigu

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2009-01-17 00:00:00 to 2009-04-25 23:00:0017Jan2009

Wessex: new work by Wessex Textile Artists

Saturday, January 17, 2009 to Sunday, April 26, 2009

This well-established group has produced a body of new work resulting in a colourful and varied exhibition. Working to a theme of Wessex, the pieces are small and affordable!

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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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2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2013-01-19 00:00:00 to 2013-07-05 23:00:0019Jan2013

What’s Under Your School?

Saturday, January 19, 2013 to Saturday, July 6, 2013

During 2012 over 40 schools from South Wiltshire, North Dorset and West Hampshire have been helped to explore the history of their school and surroundings.  What’s Under Your School?

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2011-06-11 13:00:0011Jun2011

Where’s Constable?

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 14:00

It’s 200 years since artist John Constable first came to Salisbury and began painting, but now he is back! Join Hoodwink in a new show to celebrate his birthday.

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2012-07-16 09:30:00 to 2012-07-16 15:00:0016Jul2012

Whistler Walk

Monday, July 16, 2012 - 10:30 to 16:00


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2013-10-16 17:30:0016Oct2013

Who built the Cathedral Tower and Spire and how did they do it?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:30

Tim Tatton-Brown was Consultant Archaeologist to the Cathedral and joint author of the most recent book on this ‘medieval masterpiece’.

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2019-11-15 11:00:00 to 2019-11-15 17:00:0015Nov2019

Why Drawing Matters Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00 to 17:00

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2019-07-19 23:00:00 to 2019-10-04 23:00:0020Jul2019

Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, July 20, 2019 to Saturday, October 5, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the re

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2010-12-21 11:00:00 to 2010-12-21 15:30:0021Dec2010

Willow Stars and Paper Lanterns

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 - 11:00 to 15:30

Enjoy time together making festive and solstice decorations using willow and natural materials. Drop in. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult within all museum activities.

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2010-06-29 23:00:00 to 2011-01-08 00:00:0030Jun2010


Wednesday, June 30, 2010 to Saturday, January 8, 2011

Artlook, a group of local artists, is showing Wiltshire scenes and landscapes in a variety of media including watercolour, acrylic and pastel.

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2016-10-07 23:00:00 to 2017-01-07 00:00:0008Oct2016

Wiltshire's Story in 100 Objects

Saturday, October 8, 2016 to Saturday, January 7, 2017

The museum is proud to take its turn as host for The Wiltshire’s Story in 100 Objects project, managed by the Wessex Museums Partnership and funded by Arts Council England.

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2015-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2015

Wine & History: Talk and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 18:30

Talk by Mark Brandon and wine tasting in the King’s Room to include six wines, cheese & biscuits. Fundraising Event.

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2010-03-17 18:30:0017Mar2010

Wine Tasting Evening

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 18:30

6.00 pm for 6.30 pm start (prompt!). With a glass of wine to welcome you on arrival.

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