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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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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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2015-10-02 17:30:00 to 2015-10-02 19:00:0002Oct2015

The Deverill Villa: A talk by David Roberts

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeologists from Historic England and the PASt Landscapes project (based at Salisbury Museum) have recently investigated a major new Roman villa discovered in south-west Wiltshire.

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2019-06-19 10:00:00 to 2019-06-19 15:00:0019Jun2019

Outing to the Blue Poole with Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Join landscape historian Hadrian Cook for a VIP day out at the Blue Poole in Dorset.

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2017-02-06 10:30:00 to 2017-02-07 15:30:0006Feb2017

Landscape Watercolour Techniques: Two day artist workshop with Claire Thomas

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 10:30 to Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 15:30

Back by popular demand, artist Claire Thomas returns to the museum to lead a two day sketching and watercolour workshop, inspired by John Constable’s painting of Salisbury Cathedral from the Me

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2016-03-09 18:30:00 to 2016-03-09 20:00:0009Mar2016

An evening with Gambling Archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning comedian, author, world record holder and gambling archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham for an evening of amazing anecdotes.

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2016-10-12 09:00:00 to 2016-10-12 11:30:0012Oct2016

Women's Institute Knitting Event 1: Spoons - A stirring tale!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 10:00 to 12:30

Exclusively for members of the Women’s Institute, the museum is hosting a series of three workshops.

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2015-07-23 09:30:00 to 2015-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2015

Artist Workshop: Under the influence of Turner

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:30 to 15:30

A workshop let by artist Ann Hopkins to enable participants to make a painting based on ideas found in Turner’s work.

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2019-11-27 15:00:00 to 2019-11-27 17:00:0027Nov2019

Relaxed Opening - Autism Awareness

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

We welcome children and adults on the autism spectrum at all times at Th

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2016-09-18 11:00:00 to 2016-09-18 16:00:0018Sep2016

Salisbury Fringe at Salisbury Museum Part One: Meet the Painting

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:00 to 17:00

Come to the Salisbury Museum to find inspiration from Constable’s painting Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows,1831.The museum is opening its doors to aspiring writers, who will be able t

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2015-10-22 17:30:00 to 2015-10-22 19:00:0022Oct2015

Monarchs, Monks and Boudoirs: The history of drinking chocolate - A talk by Rosemary Pemberton

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 18:30 to 20:00

Rosemary has been studying the history of chocolate drinking for a number of years.

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2019-07-12 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Meet the Author - Nicola Ford

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your chance to meet the author Nicola Ford, who will be in the Mini Marquee on the back lawn at 11.30am and 1.30pm on the first day of the Festival of Archae

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2017-06-15 09:00:00 to 2017-06-15 16:00:0015Jun2017

Outing to Down Farm

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:00

Led by Martin Green, spend the day enjoying art and archaeology in the landscape of Down Farm.

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