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2013-12-14 10:00:00 to 2013-12-14 16:00:0014Dec2013

Christmas Magic

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Enjoy a day of festive fun for all the family at Salisbury Museum.

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2009-06-13 09:30:00 to 2009-06-13 14:30:0013Jun2009

Tales and Fables Day

Saturday, June 13, 2009 - 10:30 to 15:30

Watch storytelling performances in the galleries and explore the wonder of tales and fables throughout the museum.

Drop-in / "make and take activities". All ages welcome.

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2010-07-10 12:00:00 to 2010-07-10 15:00:0010Jul2010

Make your own Treasure Chest

Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Make your own Treasure Chest. Design and create your own special box to keep your secret treasures safe. All ages welcome.

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2015-04-07 09:00:00 to 2015-04-07 15:00:0007Apr2015

Discovery Day: Adventure in Tudor Salisbury

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Travel back to Tudor Salisbury and discover the amazing stories of Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh with this day of craft activities and storytelling.

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2011-08-02 09:30:00 to 2011-08-02 14:30:0002Aug2011

Family Discovery Day: Ancient Hunters

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Discover:  Ancient Hunters. Make sling shots and spears and practice your best shot. Drop in. Suitable for all ages.

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2019-06-14 09:00:00 to 2019-06-14 10:30:0014Jun2019

Under Five's Fridays: Super Art with Liza Morgan

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Inspired by the bright and colourful paintings of Augustus John, Liza Morgan has selected some ‘Super Art’ materials for little ones, where it’s all about using bright colours to make a work of art

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2014-04-15 09:00:00 to 2014-04-15 15:00:0015Apr2014

Cabinets of Curiosities

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Create your own cabinet of curiosities with artist Susan Francis and discover the fun of collecting. Create your own weird & wonderful objects to put into a mini-museum.

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2017-08-15 09:00:00 to 2017-08-15 15:00:0015Aug2017

Summer Discovery Day: Layered Landscape Tiles and Pots with Sarah Holtby

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2010-04-29 17:30:0029Apr2010

Insignia of Dignity: The Bush Barrow Burial

Thursday, April 29, 2010 - 18:30

A talk by David Dawson.

David Dawson, Director of the Wiltshire Heritage Museum at Devizes and a Trustee of  Salisbury Museum, will talk about the Bush Barrow Burial.

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2019-10-24 17:30:00 to 2019-10-24 19:00:0024Oct2019

Sailing Around the World: A talk by Peter Forbes

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

At the age of eight, Peter was taught to sail by his mother in a felucca at the confluence of the Blue and the White Nile in Khartoum.

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2012-07-26 17:30:0026Jul2012

Starting From Scratch

Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Brian Graham in which he discusses his site-specific paintings.

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2012-04-30 17:30:0030Apr2012

Edward Heath

Monday, April 30, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Philip Ziegler The acclaimed biographer Philip Ziegler will talk about the career and personality of the Museum’s famous neighbour.

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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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2009-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2009

Thomas Hardy and Salisbury

Wednesday, March 25, 2009 - 18:30

A talk by Hugh Thomas. Hugh Thomas is a professional Blue Badge Guide, a voluntary lecturer in the Wessex region of the National Trust and a Steward at the Museum.

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2015-02-21 18:00:00 to 2015-02-21 20:00:0021Feb2015

The Salisbury Spoon: an evening with silversmith Steve Wager

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00

Silversmith Steve Wager will be coming from his workshop in Hatton Garden to demonstrate his silversmithing skills.

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2014-02-01 14:00:00 to 2014-02-01 16:00:0001Feb2014

The Curious Response of a Modern Artist to a Nineteenth Century Archaeologist

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

An illustrated talk by the American artist Sue Johnson in association with her major new exhibition at Salisbury Museum,

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2014-02-11 19:30:0011Feb2014

Recent Discoveries from Wiltshire

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 19:30

A lecture by Richard Henry, Wiltshire Finds Liaison Officer.

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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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2018-07-04 17:30:00 to 2018-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2018

A Forgotten Golden Age? Painting in Britain 1900 - 1950

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

For a long time, British art of the early 20th century has been perceived as provincial and insufficiently modern. Not anymore.

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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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