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2011-03-08 19:30:0008Mar2011

Trusting the Ground with the Treasure of Warriors: Digging the Staffordshire Hoard

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Stephen Dean, County Archaeologist for Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Hoard is quite simply a singular assemblage of Anglo-Saxon treasure the like of which has never before been seen.

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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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2012-03-14 14:30:0014Mar2012

Have Diplomats had their day?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 14:30

A lecture by Dame Rosemary Spencer.  An afternoon talk which will give some insights into diplomatic life and work, and their relevance to the challenges of the 21st century.

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2017-02-22 18:30:00 to 2017-02-22 20:00:0022Feb2017

Water Meadows and Landscape in the Five River Valleys: A talk by Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Water meadows are a significant feature of the landscape of the chalk valleys around Salisbury.

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2014-03-26 14:30:00 to 2014-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2014

What goes around, comes around – garden design from Ancient Egypt to Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00

A talk by Melinda Hilliard. Melinda is a garden and planting designer and currently a tutor in Garden and Planting Design at Capel Manor College.

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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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2011-11-08 19:30:0008Nov2011

Damerham Archaeology Project: more to find in the Wessex heartlands?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Helen Wickstead, Kingston University and Martyn Barber, Aerial Survey, English Heritage.

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2018-06-03 13:30:00 to 2018-06-03 15:00:0003Jun2018

The Artist and his Wife: Henry Lamb and Pansy Pakenham - A talk by Ferdinand Mount

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 14:30 to 16:00

When the artist Henry Lamb married the young novelist Pansy Pakenham, he was twice her age, and his Bloomsbury friends despaired. But it turned out to be an extraordinary match of head and heart.

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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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2017-06-22 17:30:00 to 2017-06-22 19:00:0022Jun2017

Eric Ravilious: Downland Man - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Eric Ravilious was only 39 when he died on active service as a war artist in 1942, yet he had already achieved amazing things.

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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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2020-02-05 18:30:00 to 2020-02-05 20:00:0005Feb2020

South-West Wiltshire in the Roman Period: Farming, Wealth and Belief - A talk by Dr David Roberts

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:00

This lecture will draw together recent archaeological work on the Roman period in south-west Wiltshire, providing an overview of the Roman period and key events, followed by more in depth discussio

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2013-03-12 19:30:0012Mar2013

Giants of Wessex: Silbury Hill, the Marlborough Mound, and the Hatfield Barrow

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by Jim Leary, English Heritage. Over the last few years the three giant round mounds of Wessex have seen some form of archaeological work.

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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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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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2012-03-13 19:30:0013Mar2012

The more you dig, the less you know: Devilish Mysteries at the former MoD Estate Offices, Durrington

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology. Recent fieldwork by Wessex Archaeology in late 2010 and 2011 on the site of the former MoD estate offices has uncovered something of a mystery.

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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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2017-03-08 18:30:00 to 2017-03-08 20:00:0008Mar2017

Unexpected Treasures: Archaeology and Botany - A talk by Ruth Pelling

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeobotany (the study of plant remains from archaeological contexts) has been a routine practice in most commercial and research excavations for the last few decades.

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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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2013-04-18 17:00:0018Apr2013

Rex Whistler: A Closer Look

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 18:00

 A  lecture by Nikki Frater. 6.00 pm drinks, 6.45 pm talk.

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