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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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2011-02-08 19:30:0008Feb2011

Portable Antiquities Scheme Highlights, including the Frome Hoard

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Katie Hinds, Wiltshire Finds Liaison Officer. In April 2010 metal detectorist Dave Crisp discovered the largest hoard of Roman coins in a single pot, ever to be found in Britain.

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2019-07-14 11:00:00 to 2019-07-14 12:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Dr Alex Langlands: Britons, Bridges and Boroughs: Old Sarum from the Fall of Rome to the Coming of the Vikings

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Incorporating some of the most recent archaeological finds and archival research, this talk will examine the role of Old Sarum in three critical periods of its history.

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2014-12-09 19:30:0009Dec2014

Old Sarum: Reconstructing a lost Wiltshire Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 19:30

The Cathedral at Old Sarum ceased to be a place of worship almost 800 years ago and the building today is simply a series of marks in the ground. But hundreds of fragments in the museum store and in English Heritage’s stone store suggest that by the mid 12th century the cathedral was a magnificent tribute to its powerful patron Bishop Roger of Salisbury.

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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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2010-11-03 18:30:0003Nov2010

SARUM, the Inspiration of Salisbury

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 18:30

A talk by Edward Rutherfurd.

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2012-02-14 19:30:0014Feb2012

The Sepia Gentlemen of File 106

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by Andrew J. Lawson.

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2015-06-03 17:30:0003Jun2015

J M W Turner: His Life and Masterworks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:30
A Lecture by Eric Shanes.  In this talk, Eric Shanes will put Turner's achievement within its cultural, painterly and biographical context. 
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2014-05-08 17:30:0008May2014

Life in the House of Lords

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 18:30

Michael Dobbs is most famous for writing The House of Cards for television but has gone on to write books about Prime Ministers, Kings and the Dalai Lama.

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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2011-10-19 17:30:0019Oct2011

The Ulster Tales

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 18:30

A talk by General Sir John Wilsey on the troubles from one of the most experienced Generals to have served there.

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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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2012-10-24 17:30:0024Oct2012

Augustus John - A Personal Reminiscence

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Tristan de Vere Cole. Tristan de Vere Cole was largely brought up in the John household and sat for him many times.

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2017-10-25 17:30:00 to 2017-10-25 19:00:0025Oct2017

The Art of Discworld: An illustrated talk by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Paul Kidby is best known for being the ‘artist of choice’ for award-winning writer, the late Sir Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015.  Paul has designed the ‘Discworld’ book jackets since 2002

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2019-07-04 17:30:00 to 2019-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2019

The Romance of the Road: British Painters and the Roving Life - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Augustus John caused scandal when he travelled round Edwardian England in a caravan, but he was not the only artist attracted to the travelling life in the early 20th century.

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2016-11-17 18:30:00 to 2016-11-17 20:15:0017Nov2016

Friends of Clarendon Lecture: Wiltshire Settlements and the Black Death: New approaches to reconstructing population change - A talk by Carenza Lewis

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:15

The archaeologist Carenza Lewis (University of Lincoln) is a familiar face to TV audiences, having featured on the much-loved Channel 4 series Time Team from 1994-2004 and many other series.

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2009-11-10 19:30:0010Nov2009

The Stonehenge Riverside Project - Update

Tuesday, November 10, 2009 - 19:30

A talk by Professor Mike Parker-Pearson, University of Sheffield.

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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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2019-07-14 12:30:00 to 2019-07-14 13:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Christie Willis: Up in Flames: Cremation at Stonehenge and in Neolithic Britain

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

This talk will examine the evolution of cremation during the Early to Middle Neolithic and how it became the dominant burial rite by the end of the Neolithic.  Wildly diverse locations were selecte

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2009-04-29 17:30:0029Apr2009

Just like a box of Chocolates – 30 years curating the Salisbury Museum

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - 18:30

Peter Saunders, former Director of the Museum and now its Curator Emeritus, has kindly agreed to share some of his reminiscences from the many years that he has guided and developed our Museum.

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