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2009-06-13 09:30:00 to 2009-06-13 14:30:0013Jun2009

Tales and Fables Day

Saturday, June 13, 2009 - 10:30 to 15:30

Watch storytelling performances in the galleries and explore the wonder of tales and fables throughout the museum.

Drop-in / "make and take activities". All ages welcome.

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2010-07-10 12:00:00 to 2010-07-10 15:00:0010Jul2010

Make your own Treasure Chest

Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Make your own Treasure Chest. Design and create your own special box to keep your secret treasures safe. All ages welcome.

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2015-04-07 09:00:00 to 2015-04-07 15:00:0007Apr2015

Discovery Day: Adventure in Tudor Salisbury

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Travel back to Tudor Salisbury and discover the amazing stories of Elizabeth I and Sir Walter Raleigh with this day of craft activities and storytelling.

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2011-08-02 09:30:00 to 2011-08-02 14:30:0002Aug2011

Family Discovery Day: Ancient Hunters

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Discover:  Ancient Hunters. Make sling shots and spears and practice your best shot. Drop in. Suitable for all ages.

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2019-07-30 09:00:00 to 2019-07-30 15:00:0030Jul2019

Summer Discovery Day: The Museum of You with Sophia Sample

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

For the first of our Summer Discovery Days, become a curator and design 'The Museum of You!’ Cut, stick and colour to create your own cabinet of curiosities with artist Sophia Sample.

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For Families
2014-04-15 09:00:00 to 2014-04-15 15:00:0015Apr2014

Cabinets of Curiosities

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Create your own cabinet of curiosities with artist Susan Francis and discover the fun of collecting. Create your own weird & wonderful objects to put into a mini-museum.

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2017-08-15 09:00:00 to 2017-08-15 15:00:0015Aug2017

Summer Discovery Day: Layered Landscape Tiles and Pots with Sarah Holtby

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2011-04-29 23:00:00 to 2011-09-24 23:00:0030Apr2011

Constable in Context

Saturday, April 30, 2011 to Sunday, September 25, 2011

A display of artworks from the museum's collection which feature in the exhibition catalogue Constable & Salisbury: The Soul of Landscape.

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2017-01-14 00:00:00 to 2017-05-12 23:00:0014Jan2017

Rena Gardiner - Artist and Printmaker

Saturday, January 14, 2017 to Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rena Gardiner (1929-99) is best remembered for her guidebooks to historic places, buildings and the countryside which she wrote, illustrated and printed in her cottage in Dorset. Several of them ar

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2011-01-29 00:00:00 to 2011-05-01 23:00:0029Jan2011

Romans v Saxons

Saturday, January 29, 2011 to Monday, May 2, 2011

A family-friendly exhibition exploring the lives of Romans and Saxons in South Wiltshire.

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2018-08-31 23:00:00 to 2019-02-16 00:00:0001Sep2018

Anello Flow: An Exhibition by Almuth Tebbenhoff

Saturday, September 1, 2018 to Saturday, February 16, 2019

The work Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff currently on display outside on the ‘Wessex Plinth’, is part of a wider programme to showcase the best in contemporary sculpture at the museum.

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2011-10-18 23:00:00 to 2012-01-14 00:00:0019Oct2011

Out of the Earth

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 to Saturday, January 14, 2012

Renowned potter Chris Carter and archaeologist Martin Green share their fascination with the prehistoric past of Cranborne Chase.

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2010-07-09 23:00:00 to 2010-10-08 23:00:0010Jul2010

Made in 1860

Saturday, July 10, 2010 to Saturday, October 9, 2010

Salisbury Museum is 150 years old!

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2013-02-02 00:00:00 to 2013-05-10 23:00:0002Feb2013

A World in Fragments: mosaics by Robert Field

Saturday, February 2, 2013 to Saturday, May 11, 2013

A World in Fragments will display the diverse output and wide-ranging themes Robert Field has undertaken as a mosaicist.

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2011-01-15 00:00:00 to 2011-04-24 23:00:0015Jan2011

Discovering Archaeology

Saturday, January 15, 2011 to Monday, April 25, 2011

Following the story of the excavation, by Wessex Archaeology, of a Bronze Age burial at Norton Bavant, in 1987, Discovering Archaeology looks into the processes taken before, during and after excav

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2012-04-20 23:00:00 to 2012-08-31 23:00:0021Apr2012

Bags of Creativity

Saturday, April 21, 2012 to Saturday, September 1, 2012

Local artist Suzie Gutteridge is working in collaboration with the Museum and local schools and groups to create an exciting and sensory exhibition inspired by two items in the Museum’s Costume Col

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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-05-03 23:00:0019Jan2019

The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 - 1919

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019

This exhibition provides an overview of the rise of photography in Salisbury during the first decade or so of the medium’s existence up to the end of the First World War.

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2016-05-20 23:00:00 to 2016-09-02 23:00:0021May2016

A British Museum Touring Exhibition - Writing for Eternity: Decoding Ancient Egypt

Saturday, May 21, 2016 to Saturday, September 3, 2016

This exhibition, developed in partnership with Wrexham Museum tells the story of 4000 years of writing in Ancient Egypt featuring a fantastic range of hieroglyph and cursive writing on a wide range

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2009-01-17 00:00:00 to 2009-04-25 23:00:0017Jan2009

Wessex: new work by Wessex Textile Artists

Saturday, January 17, 2009 to Sunday, April 26, 2009

This well-established group has produced a body of new work resulting in a colourful and varied exhibition. Working to a theme of Wessex, the pieces are small and affordable!

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2012-01-28 00:00:00 to 2012-05-11 23:00:0028Jan2012

Surviving the Stone Age

Saturday, January 28, 2012 to Saturday, May 12, 2012

When the climate changes from warm to freezing, the plants and animals you rely on for food and clothing die out or disappear, how would YOU survive?

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