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2019-07-13 11:00:00 to 2019-07-13 12:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Ella Al-Shamahi: Are You a Neanderthal?

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

With revelations such as our ancestors interbreeding with Neanderthals; that most of us have up to 4% Neanderthal DNA; and that Tibetans have a gene that helps them live high up in the mountains be

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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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2013-02-12 19:30:0012Feb2013

Operation Nightingale: Archaeology for Recovering Soldiers

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Richard Osgood, Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

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2019-01-24 18:30:00 to 2019-01-24 20:00:0024Jan2019

Stories on the Mantelpiece: A talk by Stephen Duckworth

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

Stephen Duckworth is the author of  'Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Religious Figures'.

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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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2012-10-29 18:30:0029Oct2012

Drawing the Past

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 18:30

A  talk by Tim Harrisson. In this talk Tim will discuss his series of drawings connected to the Pitt Rivers excavations on Cranborne Chase.

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2014-01-14 19:30:0014Jan2014

The Romano-British cemeteries at Amesbury Down

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 19:30

This talk is by Jackie McKinley from Wessex Archaeology, who is one of the foremost human bone specialists in the country and is well known from her appearances on Channel 4's Time team.

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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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2009-07-15 13:00:00 to 2009-10-07 14:00:0015Jul2009

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 14:00 to Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 15:00

Every Wednesday at 2.00pm.

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2010-06-02 13:00:00 to 2010-09-29 14:00:0002Jun2010

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 14:00 to Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 15:00

Discover the history and archaeology of Salisbury and Stonehenge in this guided tour of Salisbury Museum, set in the King's House, a wonderful medieval building in the Cathedral Close.

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2010-07-16 13:30:0016Jul2010

Guided City Walks

Friday, July 16, 2010 - 14:30

To celebrate the Museum's anniversary,  Margaret Smith, a Blue Badge Guide, will be leading two walks, starting at the Museum,  around Salisbury, exploring the medieval city and key sites relating

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2011-05-27 13:00:00 to 2011-09-23 15:00:0027May2011

Guided walks by the Harnham Water Meadows Trust

Friday, May 27, 2011 - 14:00 to Friday, September 23, 2011 - 16:00

Guided walks by the Harnham Water Meadows Trust. Walk over the meadows that Constable sketched.

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2010-06-02 11:30:00 to 2010-06-23 12:15:0002Jun2010

Touchstone: Gallery Spotlight Tours

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 12:30 to Wednesday, June 23, 2010 - 13:15

Every Wednesday in June 2010 (except 30 June).  This tour includes a detailed discussion of different artworks in the Touchstone exhibition with the opportunity to ask questions throughout.

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2011-05-25 13:30:00 to 2011-09-25 13:30:0025May2011

Close Tour including the Museum’s Constable Trail

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 14:30 to Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 14:30

The Close Tour is a guided tour around the Cathedral Close stopping at key locations that inspired Constable.

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2014-03-11 19:30:0011Mar2014

Wessex Gallery, Behind the Scenes Tour

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 19:30

A tour with Adrian Green, Director, Salisbury Museum. Spaces will be limited to 50 people. Refreshments will be provided.

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2009-05-27 13:00:00 to 2009-05-27 14:00:0027May2009

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 14:00 to 15:00

Every Wednesday at 2.00pm.

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2009-09-04 11:30:0004Sep2009

Ultimate Stonehenge

Friday, September 4, 2009 - 12:30

Join Julian Richards this summer for the ultimate Stonehenge experience. Starting at Salisbury Museum, you will have the opportunity to handle unique prehistoric finds.

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2014-08-22 09:00:0022Aug2014

Curator’s Walk Through

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:00

Join the curator, Andrew Ginger, on a fascinating walk through tour of the exhibition Cecil Beaton at Home - Ashcombe and Reddish.

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