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2015-05-21 23:00:00 to 2015-09-26 23:00:0022May2015

Turner's Wessex - Architecture and Ambition

Friday, May 22, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015

In May 2015 we will mount the first ever exhibition devoted to J M W Turner’s drawings and paintings of Salisbury Cathedral, the city and its surroundings.

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Exhibitions
2012-01-14 00:00:00 to 2012-04-13 23:00:0014Jan2012

Landscapes of Thomas Hardy’s Wessex: Works by Dave Gunning, David Inshaw and Rob Pountney

Saturday, January 14, 2012 to Saturday, April 14, 2012

A collaboration between three artists who have depicted the dramatic landscapes and ancient archaeological sites of Hardy’s Wessex landscape.

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Exhibitions
2018-08-06 23:00:0007Aug2018

Discovery Day: Make Wartime Toys with Scrapstore

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2017-05-19 17:00:00 to 2017-05-19 19:00:0019May2017

Museums at Night: Great Battles with Greg Chapman

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

History comes to life for Museums at Night with the amazing Greg Chapman. Back by popular demand, historical entertainer Greg will re-enact some of history’s greatest battles on our back lawn!

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For Families
2013-03-08 10:00:00 to 2013-03-08 11:30:0008Mar2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities. The theme for the March event is "Fun with Clay". Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2016-08-02 09:00:00 to 2016-08-02 15:00:0002Aug2016

Summer Discovery Day: Bringing Ancient Egypt to life with Music and Dance!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

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For Families
2019-02-19 10:00:00 to 2019-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2019

February Half Term: Discovery Day Snap Back in Time

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Drop in sessions from 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

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For Families
2011-04-18 09:00:00 to 2011-04-18 15:00:0018Apr2011

Make a Mosaic

Monday, April 18, 2011 - 10:00 to 16:00

Joanna Dewfall will be here helping visitors make their own unique mosaic tile. Suitable for adults and children aged 5-12 with adult supervision. Cost £4-£6 per tile.

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For Families
2014-08-12 09:00:00 to 2014-08-12 15:00:0012Aug2014

Theatrical Fun

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Take to the stage at Salisbury Museum and create your own puppet theatre and plays with artist Clare Proctor and storyteller Lizzie Bryant.

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For Families
2013-04-12 09:00:00 to 2013-04-12 10:30:0012Apr2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, April 12, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities. The theme for the April event is "Storytelling". Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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For Families
2010-02-16 10:30:00 to 2010-02-16 15:30:0016Feb2010

Secrets of the Stone Age

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Handle real Stone Age tools and prehistoric fossils,  make and decorate a ‘safe’ spear or a ceremonial headdress, plus make a Mammoth activity suitable for children under five. Drop-in activities.

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For Families
2012-12-15 00:00:0015Dec2012

The Magic of Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Magic of Christmas. A festive extravaganza at The King's House launches a week* of free entry to Salisbury Museum in the run-up to Christmas.

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For Families
2014-07-31 09:00:00 to 2014-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2014

Cally and YAC at the Museum

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Come along and meet the South Wiltshire Young Archaeologists' Club (YAC) Leader Cally. Join in with some Roman Army themed activities.

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For Families
2012-04-13 09:00:00 to 2012-04-13 10:30:0013Apr2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for April is "Fun with Clay". Suitable for 2-5 year olds.  Baby play area.

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For Families
2013-08-20 09:00:00 to 2013-08-20 15:00:0020Aug2013

Discovery Day: Royal Salisbury

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Discover the city's royal past; the kings and queens who visited the King's House. Art and craft workshops led by Susan Francis.

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For Families
2016-09-09 09:00:00 to 2016-09-09 10:30:0009Sep2016

Under Five's Friday: Rainbows with Liza Morgan

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore the magic of colour with artist Liza Morgan  and inspired by John Constable.

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For Families
2009-11-14 13:30:00 to 2009-11-14 16:00:0014Nov2009

You've been framed!

Saturday, November 14, 2009 - 13:30 to 16:00

Create a fabulously decorated, 3D frame to display your own pastel self portrait. A lovely hand made gift for Christmas.

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For Families
2019-06-28 09:00:00 to 2019-06-30 16:00:0028Jun2019

National Armed Forces Day - Explore Salisbury Museum

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 17:00

28 – 29 June 2019 - 10am until 5pm, 30 June 2019 - 12 midday until 5pm

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For Families
2012-01-13 10:00:00 to 2012-01-13 11:30:0013Jan2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for January is "Out with the old - in with the new". Suitable for 2-5 year olds.  Baby play area.

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For Families
2018-01-12 10:00:00 to 2018-01-12 11:30:0012Jan2018

Under Five's Friday: Playsongs Plus

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

We are thrilled to welcome Nicky and Gill from Playsongs Plus, who will be leading a musical Under Five's Friday for us. Sessions start at 10am and 10.50am, but you are welcome to stay for both.

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