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2011-04-19 09:30:00 to 2011-04-19 14:30:0019Apr2011

Family Discovery Day: Discover the Romans

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Try writing the Roman way with your own wax tablet or using Roman ink. Make a Roman brooch or your own Roman board game.

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2014-10-29 13:00:00 to 2014-10-29 13:45:0029Oct2014

Music from the First World War

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 13:00 to 13:45

Join us a for a short concert by the string quartet of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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2012-07-31 09:00:00 to 2012-07-31 14:30:0031Jul2012

Olympic Discovery Day

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 10:00 to 15:30

Summer Discovery Day. A family fun day of Olympic-themed arts and crafts with sessions led by local artists Susan Francis and Clare Proctor.

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2012-04-13 09:00:00 to 2012-04-13 10:30:0013Apr2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for April is "Fun with Clay". Suitable for 2-5 year olds.  Baby play area.

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2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2018

Discovery Day: Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

The first of our Summer Discovery Days sees us welcoming back Kaya Drums for a drumming workshop, where everyone can have a go. 

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2010-04-13 09:30:00 to 2010-04-13 14:30:0013Apr2010

Dig up a Dinosaur and Make a Fossil Necklace

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Create your own mini archaeological dig for friends to try, or make a beautiful ammonite necklace. Suitable for children aged 4+. The younger the child, the more adult support required.

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2019-12-14 10:00:00 to 2019-12-14 16:00:0014Dec2019

Tudor Christmas

Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

The medieval King’s House museum building will be decked with Tudor splendour. Reindeer greet you on the lawn as you enter.

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2012-01-13 10:00:00 to 2012-01-13 11:30:0013Jan2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for January is "Out with the old - in with the new". Suitable for 2-5 year olds.  Baby play area.

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2014-08-27 09:00:00 to 2014-08-27 12:00:0027Aug2014

Super Duper Tots

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 10:00 to 13:00

Rebecca McKay will be leading this event for young families, promoting the book ‘Super Duper Tots’ which she has written. The books will be for sale.

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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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2013-06-14 09:00:00 to 2013-06-14 10:30:0014Jun2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities. The theme for the June event is "Magical Stones". Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2017-04-15 09:00:00 to 2017-04-15 15:00:0015Apr2017

Easter at the Museum

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us and help make a giant mosaic for Easter with our friends Urban Canvas. Storytelling and an Easter archaeology trail with prizes too.

Fundraising Event

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2010-02-15 10:30:00 to 2010-02-15 15:30:0015Feb2010

Really Clever Romans

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Try on a Toga, write like a Roman and make a Roman bracelet, plus glitter and glue activities for children under five. Drop-in activities. Suitable for children aged 2+.  Baby play area.

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2010-08-10 09:30:00 to 2010-08-10 14:30:0010Aug2010

Art Day - Gorgeous Georgians

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Summer Family Discovery Day. Art Day - Gorgeous Georgians. Come along and turn yourself into a Gorgeous Georgian with a special face paint session and your own weird wig.

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2015-08-03 23:00:0004Aug2015

Discovery Day with artist Charlotte Moreton

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Join us for a day of drop in craft activities with artist Charlotte Moreton. Inspired by Turner's paintings of Salisbury, come and create your own pop-up cityscape.

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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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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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2014-10-10 09:00:00 to 2014-10-10 10:30:0010Oct2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for October is "Big Draw."  Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2016-08-23 09:00:00 to 2016-08-28 15:00:0023Aug2016

Summer Discovery Day: Paper Boats with Suzie Gutteridge

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:00 to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 16:00

Sail away with your own handmade boat! Join us for a session making a selection of simple boats.

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2011-04-18 09:00:00 to 2011-04-18 15:00:0018Apr2011

Make a Mosaic

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Joanna Dewfall will be here helping visitors make their own unique mosaic tile. Suitable for adults and children aged 5-12 with adult supervision. Cost £4-£6 per tile.

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