What's On: Archived

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2016-05-05 09:00:00 to 2016-05-05 15:00:0005May2016

Drawing workshop with artist Nick Beer

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

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2019-06-18 23:00:00 to 2019-10-24 23:00:0019Jun2019

cARTes postales - Art on Postcards

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 to Friday, October 25, 2019

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2018-07-20 23:00:00 to 2018-07-21 23:00:0021Jul2018

Festival of Archaeology 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018 to Sunday, July 22, 2018

Join us for a family-friendly, unique weekend of heritage, archaeology and living history. Now a firm fixture in the museum programme, this will include two days of talks on some of the hottest archaeological topics, which will run quite literally from fact to fiction. The dynamic showground outside will mean fun for archaeology fans of all ages - no spades necessary...

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2016-01-14 18:30:00 to 2016-01-14 20:00:0014Jan2016

Finding Pitt-Rivers: A lecture by Project Curator Jane Ellis-Schon

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jane Ellis-Schön is the Project Curator for Salisbury Museum’s ‘Finding Pitt-Rivers’ Project funded by Arts Council England.

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2016-10-13 17:30:00 to 2016-10-13 19:00:0013Oct2016

Fundraising Event: A talk by Mike Parker Pearson 'Stonehenge and Durrington Walls: new research'

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeological excavations are being carried out in 2016 at Durrington Walls and in Preseli, to shed yet more light on the mystery of Stonehenge and its stones.

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2015-07-18 09:30:00 to 2015-07-18 10:30:0018Jul2015

“If only they could talk” … the archaeological analysis of human bone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30

Talk by Jacqueline McKinley, Senior Osteoarchaeologist, Wessex Archaeology

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2015-07-18 11:00:00 to 2015-07-18 12:00:0018Jul2015

The Grey Friars project: the identification of the remains of King Richard III

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:00 to 13:00

Talk by Dr Turi King, Lecturer in Genetics and Archaeology, University of Leicester

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2015-07-18 13:30:00 to 2015-07-18 14:30:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30

A rare opportunity to hear about life changing discoveries and their influence on these famous broadcasters of archaeology.

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2015-07-19 12:30:00 to 2015-07-19 13:30:0019Jul2015

Farming the past: behind the scenes in Edwardian, Victorian and Wartime Farms

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 13:30 to 14:30

Talk by Alex Langlands

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2015-07-19 14:30:00 to 2015-07-19 15:30:0019Jul2015

Alice Roberts, in conversation with John Farren

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30

If like us, documentaries on archaeology, history and science are your passion, don’t miss this opportunity to get a glimpse behind the camera from two pillars of documentary television.

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2015-07-18 15:00:00 to 2015-07-18 16:00:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life.’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00

The second sitting of revealing and entertaining insights from famous archaeologists.

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2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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2016-07-23 11:00:00 to 2016-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2016

The Personal Voice: The archaeology of Ancient Egyptian poetry by Prof Richard Parkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

From chat-up lines to royal tragedies, the poems of the Middle Kingdom display a remarkable range of style and tone, and are characterised by a strikingly personal voice.

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2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology Showground

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016
The grounds of the museum will be packed with archaeology, living history and heritage stands.
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2016-07-23 15:00:00 to 2016-07-23 16:00:0023Jul2016

The Stonehenge hidden landscape project by Prof Vincent Gaffney

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00

This lecture will reveal some of the many new discoveries made during one of the largest and most detailed geophysical surveys of the landscape around Stonehenge and explain their significance for

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2016-07-23 13:30:00 to 2016-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2016

Ancient Egyptian history: the rise and fall of a great civilisation by Dr Toby Wilkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30

Ancient Egypt was the world's first nation-state and for over 3000 years it sustained a sophisticated culture, distinctive form of government, and a successful economy that made it the envy of its

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2016-07-24 10:30:00 to 2016-07-24 11:30:0024Jul2016

Mapping Hidden Landscapes: Geophysics in archaeology by Dr Henry Chapman

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:30 to 12:30

Even without digging, geophysics enables us to see the archaeology beneath the ground surface.

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2016-07-24 12:00:00 to 2016-07-24 13:00:0024Jul2016

Have you found anything yet? by Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00

This talk follows up on ‘Phil’s Dig’, the live dig taking place in the festival showground on Saturday 23 July, and will be an anecdotal introduction to how and why digging and finds processing is

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2016-07-24 13:30:00 to 2016-07-24 14:30:0024Jul2016

Digging the Durotriges by Dr Miles Russell

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30

Just one week after the wrap up of his excavation, Dr Miles Russell brings us the latest news from the site of a huge Iron Age settlement.

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2016-07-24 15:00:00 to 2016-07-24 16:00:0024Jul2016

‘Great Excavations’ A panel discussion

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00

Mike Pitts – Chair, Prof Michael Fulford - Director, Silchester Town Life Project, Steve Wallis – Dorset County Senior Archaeologist, overseeing t

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