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

Festival of Archaeology 2016

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016

This year’s Festival of Archaeology includes talks by famous archaeologists, a showground of living history demonstrations and heritage organisations and a live dig in the museum grounds. For everyone from professionals to families looking for a fun day out – the festival is the place to be. 

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2019-09-11 17:30:00 to 2019-09-11 19:00:0011Sep2019

Peter Thursby: The Sculptural Line - A Private View with Professor Simon Olding

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Join us for a Private View of the Peter Thursby: The Power of Line and Form exhibition led by Professor Simon Olding.

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2018-03-16 18:00:00 to 2018-03-16 20:30:0016Mar2018

The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:30

The Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra are a group of young musicians who move seamlessly between styles, genres and musical eras.

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2015-11-18 10:15:0018Nov2015

Lino Block Printing: Three session workshop with Wendy Barber and Rachel Sargent

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 10:15

Artist Wendy Barber, who was Hinchcliffe’s partner and worked with him for 30 years, together with Rachel Sargent, will lead this three-session workshop in the art of lino block printing.

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2019-05-14 08:00:00 to 2019-05-14 16:00:0014May2019

Scout Car at Antiques Roadshow

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00

To celebrate the arrival of the Antiques Roadshow at the Cathedral on 14 May the 100 year old Scout Car will be making its first appearance at Salisbury Museum.

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2016-03-17 18:30:00 to 2016-03-17 20:00:0017Mar2016

Soaring Sounds - The Music of Salisbury Cathedral

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

What are the differences between the voices of girls and boys? How do you train a choir? What music is especially suited to Salisbury Cathedral?

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2019-10-05 13:00:00 to 2019-10-05 14:00:0005Oct2019

Salisbury Fringe: Alchemy

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00

Salisbury Fringe returns to the museum with a performance of brand new creative writing by its members.

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2015-11-19 18:30:00 to 2015-11-19 20:30:0019Nov2015

Clarendon's Clarendon Edward Hyde (1609-74) and Wiltshire: A talk by Dr Paul Seaward

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:30

Dr Paul Seaward has been director of the History of Parliament since 2001.

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2017-03-01 18:30:00 to 2017-03-01 20:00:0001Mar2017

Beer and Cheese: A tutored beer tasting with Simon Jackson

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Fundraising Event

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2016-04-06 17:30:00 to 2016-04-06 19:00:0006Apr2016

Lady M. Sex, Smallpox and the Salisbury Connection: A talk by Mary South

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu –known in her time as Lady M. - spent her childhood in West Dean. Married to our Turkish Ambassador, her candid letters home caused a stir in the 18th century.

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2016-09-27 13:00:00 to 2016-09-27 15:00:0027Sep2016

Fundraising Event Members Outing: A Salisbury Trio - Church House, Hemingsby and The Wren Hall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 14:00 to 16:00

The custodians of three notable buildings are allowing us to visit their properties.

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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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2016-07-22 23:00:0023Jul2016

Phil’s Dig

Saturday, July 23, 2016

New this year is a live dig led by well-known archaeologist, Dr Phil Harding, ‘Phil’s Dig’ is a special chance to see archaeology in action. 

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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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