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2019-07-27 13:30:00 to 2019-07-27 15:00:0027Jul2019

Augustus John: A Personal Reminiscence - A talk by Tristan de Vere Cole

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

The talk on 22 June has sold out, so Tristan has very kindly agreed to give a second talk!

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2013-10-30 18:30:0030Oct2013

The Great House in Clarendon Park, Wiltshire

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 18:30

6.30 pm drinks; 7.00 pm talk. Our speaker is James Ayres, FSA, President of the Wiltshire Buildings Record and a distinguished author on English interiors.

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2011-01-11 19:30:0011Jan2011

Not Just Headless Bodies: The Archaeology of the Weymouth Relief Road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Steve Wallis, Senior Archaeologist, Dorset County Council.

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2012-04-18 17:30:0018Apr2012

The Glass Engravings of Laurence Whistler – A Son’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Daniel Whistler.  Many people will be familiar with Whistler’s magnificent prism in Salisbury Cathedral.

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2019-07-13 14:00:00 to 2019-07-13 15:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Helen Wass: People Time Place: Historic Environment on HS2

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

Before the bridges, tunnels, tracks and stations for HS2 are built, an unprecedented amount of archaeological work will take place – the largest ever programme of investigation in the UK employing

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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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2013-05-28 17:00:0028May2013

Rex Whistler and the Inspiration of Wessex

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 18:00

A lecture by Hugh and Mirabel Cecil. 6pm: Drinks and Private View.

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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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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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2013-12-10 19:30:0010Dec2013

The Battle for Stonehenge: the aerodrome, the monument and the landscape

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 19:30

The desire to provide Stonehenge with a more appropriate setting lies at the heart of current developments around the monument, of which the new visitor centre and the closure of the A344 are the m

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2012-11-13 19:00:0013Nov2012

New light on Stonehenge

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 19:00

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

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2017-10-04 17:30:00 to 2017-10-04 19:00:0004Oct2017

Inspired to Teach: The Story of the College of Sarum St Michael

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jenny Head and Anne Johns will tell the story of Salisbury Teacher Training College (later known as The College of Sarum St Michael) from 1841 until its closure in 1978.

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2015-07-02 17:30:00 to 2015-07-02 19:00:0002Jul2015

Beckford and Turner - Capturing the Rise and Fall of Fonthill Abbey: A Lecture by Dr Amy Frost

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

William Beckford's gothic revival masterpiece, Fonthill Abbey, is one of the greatest lost country houses in England.

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2009-10-14 17:30:0014Oct2009

Tales of a Battlefield: Tour Guide around the World

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 18:30

6.30 pm (canapés) for 7.00pm start. A talk by Colonel Mike Martin.

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2013-11-29 18:30:0029Nov2013

The Holland Park Circle 1850-1900. Looking at a unique group of Victorian artists in their studio houses in and around London's Holland Park

Friday, November 29, 2013 - 18:30

Caroline Dakers is Professor at Central St Martins Art College.

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2017-10-17 17:30:00 to 2017-10-17 19:00:0017Oct2017

Digging the Durotriges - 6,000 years on Dorset Farm: A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Durotriges Project was set up to investigate the nature of settlement and burial in Iron Age and Roman Dorset.

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2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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2019-07-14 09:30:00 to 2019-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Simon Cleggett: Wonderful Things: The Army Basing Programme and the Stonehenge Landscape

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

For five years, Wessex Archaeology has excavated Bulford, Larkhill and Tidworth in preparation for the Army Basing Programme.

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2018-05-02 17:30:00 to 2018-05-02 19:00:0002May2018

Bees in the City: A talk by Stuart Roberts

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Most people associate bees with the open countryside, but towns and cities provide many opportunities for our wild pollinators.

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