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2016-11-03 00:00:0003Nov2016

Constable, Turner and the French Impressionists in Britain: A talk by Eric Shanes

Thursday, November 3, 2016

We are so sorry to announce that Eric Shanes' talk has been cancelled, due to unforeseen circumstances. We will shortly be contacting all those who have purchased tickets to arrange a refund.

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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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2018-06-21 17:30:00 to 2018-06-21 19:00:0021Jun2018

A Matter of Holes and Ditches: The Archaeology of Great War Training, Larkhill, Wiltshire - A talk by Martin Brown and Simon Cleggett

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Training for the Great War is not well understood but recent discoveries close to Stonehenge have revealed the extent to which soldiers prepared for the realities of trench warfare…

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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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2017-03-30 17:30:00 to 2017-03-30 19:00:0030Mar2017

Making Giants: The Salisbury Giant and his kin - A talk by Alixe Bovey

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Fundraising Event

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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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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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2014-08-28 18:00:0028Aug2014

Hugo Vickers on Cecil Beaton: Lecture

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 19:00

Due to popular demand, Hugo Vickers has kindly agreed to do another talk here at the museum.

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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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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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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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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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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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2009-12-08 19:30:0008Dec2009

From Wollongong to Wallonia (via Wiltshire): An Archaeology of the Great War

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 19:30

A lecture by Richard Osgood and Martin Brown, Defence Estates (MOD).

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2019-10-17 17:30:00 to 2019-10-17 19:00:0017Oct2019

The Insistence of Drawing: A talk by Professor Anita Taylor

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Anita Taylor will talk about drawing as a fundamental means of communication and expression in the context of her practice as an artist and educator and as founding Director of the Trinity Buoy Wha

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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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2018-03-20 18:30:00 to 2018-03-20 20:00:0020Mar2018

Art in the Landscape of the Ice Age Mind: A talk by Professor Clive Gamble

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Ice age art appears to appear with a bang.

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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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2010-04-17 10:00:0017Apr2010

Pots and Potters of the West Country

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 11:00

A lecture by Henry Sandon.  Henry Sandon is a notable authority on Worcester Pottery and was curator of the Dyson Perrins Museum for many years.

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2014-06-12 13:00:00 to 2014-06-12 15:00:0012Jun2014

Greta & Cecil: Talk by Diana Souhami

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

As part of the events programme supporting our Cecil Beaton at Home exhibition,

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