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2019-04-25 09:00:00 to 2019-04-25 16:00:0025Apr2019

Outing to Down Farm

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:00 to 17:00

Spend the day enjoying archaeology in the landscape of Down Farm, led by Martin Green.

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2019-04-12 09:00:00 to 2019-04-12 10:30:0012Apr2019

Under Five's Friday: Play with Clay!

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Come and play with clay! Stonehenge Pottery is coming to the museum for some fun Easter ceramics. Join in making Easter eggs, chicks, bunnies and decorations!

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2019-04-08 09:00:00 to 2019-04-22 16:00:0008Apr2019

Easter at the Museum

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:00 to Monday, April 22, 2019 - 17:00

Don’t be at a loose end over the Easter holidays! Follow our Easter Bunny Trail around the museum and discover wonderful things along the way!

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2019-03-23 14:30:00 to 2019-03-23 16:00:0023Mar2019

Landscape and Melody: Captain Swing and the Blacksmith - A talk by Beatrice Parvin

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Beatrice Parvin’s novel Captain Swing and the Blacksmith is set in Wiltshire in the 1840s. It tells the story of working people through the land they toiled and the songs they sang.

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2019-03-21 18:30:00 to 2019-03-21 20:00:0021Mar2019

Beer Tasting with Simon Jackson

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Celebrate spring with a talk about the history of beer and a tutored tasting of a selection of British beer styles accompanied by a selection of British Cheese and ‘pub snacks’.

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2019-03-08 10:00:00 to 2019-03-08 11:30:0008Mar2019

Under Five's Friday: PlaysongsPlus

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join us for a musical Under Five's Friday with Nickie and Gill from PlaysongsPlus. There will be two sessions: 10am - 10.40am and 10.50am - 11.30am.

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2019-02-19 10:00:00 to 2019-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2019

February Half Term: Discovery Day Snap Back in Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Drop in sessions from 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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2019-02-19 00:00:00 to 2019-07-17 23:00:0019Feb2019

Wessex Plinth: Leaf Man by Laurence Edwards

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019

In partnership with Messums, Wiltshire, we welcome a new sculpture to the ‘Wessex Plinth’ at the front of the museum.

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2019-02-13 18:30:00 to 2019-02-13 20:00:0013Feb2019

Finding Nero (and other Roman Emperors): Establishing Identity in Romano-British Sculpture - A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Although Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly four centuries, the apparent absence of portrait sculpture here stands in marked contrast to other western Roman provinces.

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2019-02-08 10:00:00 to 2019-02-08 11:30:0008Feb2019

Under Five's Friday with Liza Morgan

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Forget the winter blues and join artist Liza Morgan for colourful, inspired and creative fun for little ones.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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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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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-05-03 23:00:0019Jan2019

The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 - 1919

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019

This exhibition provides an overview of the rise of photography in Salisbury during the first decade or so of the medium’s existence up to the end of the First World War.

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2019-01-11 10:00:00 to 2019-01-11 11:30:0011Jan2019

Under Five's Friday: Crafts based on your favourite books!

Friday, January 11, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

What are your favourite books?  Could it be 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' or 'What the Ladybird Heard'?

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2018-12-15 10:00:00 to 2018-12-15 16:00:0015Dec2018

Christmas at the Museum

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

In the lead up to Christmas, join us for a day of festive fun!

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2018-12-14 10:00:00 to 2018-12-14 11:30:0014Dec2018

Under Five's Friday: Christmas!

Friday, December 14, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Liza Morgan for a morning of arty fun for little ones, inspired by Christmas!

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2018-12-07 18:30:00 to 2018-12-07 20:00:0007Dec2018

Darling Edith, and Others: Rex Whistler in Letters with Jill Fenner and Edward Halsted

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Join us for an evening of Rex Whistler’s letters read by actors Jill Fenner and Edward Halsted.

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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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Lectures
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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2018-11-14 10:30:00 to 2018-12-12 13:00:0014Nov2018

The Art of Post-War Britain: Art History Course with Paul Chapman

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 10:30 to Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:00

Wednesdays 14, 21, 28 November, 5 and 12 December

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2018-11-09 10:00:00 to 2018-11-09 11:30:0009Nov2018

Under Five's Friday: Finger Print Poppies, Finger Puppets & More

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Charlotte Moreton for a morning of fun making hand print poppies, finger puppets, clay

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