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2014-10-14 18:30:00 to 2014-10-14 20:00:0014Oct2014

Conserving the Salisbury Collections

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

A talk by Wiltshire Council Conservator Sebastian Foxley about recent conservation work, focusing on items which will be included in the new galleries.

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2017-11-09 18:30:00 to 2017-11-09 20:00:0009Nov2017

Discworld Fandom: Stranger than Fiction? A talk by Pat Harkin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Pat Harkin is tremendously proud to have been referred to as ‘Lord of the Uber Fans’ by Sir Terry in the preface to the collection ‘A Slip of the Keyboard’ but acknowledges that the title was a lot

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2017-01-12 18:30:00 to 2017-01-12 20:00:0012Jan2017

A Reassessment of Constable's Paradoxical Rainbow: A talk by Professor John Thornes

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

John Constable’s powers of observation and thirst for meteorological knowledge propelled him to paint more natural-looking skies than most other English artists before or since.

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2019-02-13 18:30:00 to 2019-02-13 20:00:0013Feb2019

Finding Nero (and other Roman Emperors): Establishing Identity in Romano-British Sculpture - A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Although Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly four centuries, the apparent absence of portrait sculpture here stands in marked contrast to other western Roman provinces.

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2009-04-14 18:30:0014Apr2009

Hunter Gatherers of the Old Forest: Evidence of pre-farming communities in the New Forest

Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - 19:30

A lecture by Stephen Moody, Avon Valley Archaeological Society.

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2015-05-07 17:30:0007May2015

Catherine the Great, Wedgwood and the Frog Service

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 18:30

A lecture by Deborah Lambert. Salisbury Museum’s exceptional Wedgwood collection contains a ‘Frog’ plate from the service commissioned by Catherine the Great.

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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2010-04-14 11:00:0014Apr2010

Rembrandt, the Misunderstood Genius

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - 12:00

A talk by Christopher Wright MA FRSA FSA. Christopher, who talked to us about Vermeer in 2008, has made a long career as an art historian, first publishing in the Burlington Magazine in 1969.

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2011-01-11 19:30:0011Jan2011

Not Just Headless Bodies: The Archaeology of the Weymouth Relief Road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Steve Wallis, Senior Archaeologist, Dorset County Council.

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2012-04-18 17:30:0018Apr2012

The Glass Engravings of Laurence Whistler – A Son’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Daniel Whistler.  Many people will be familiar with Whistler’s magnificent prism in Salisbury Cathedral.

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2019-07-14 09:30:00 to 2019-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Simon Cleggett: Wonderful Things: The Army Basing Programme and the Stonehenge Landscape

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

For five years, Wessex Archaeology has excavated Bulford, Larkhill and Tidworth in preparation for the Army Basing Programme.

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2017-09-08 09:00:00 to 2017-09-08 10:30:0008Sep2017

Under Five's Friday: Summer Bugs!

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones! Join artist Liza Morgan for a morning making bright and beautiful insects to decorate your garden.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2010-08-10 09:30:00 to 2010-08-10 14:30:0010Aug2010

Art Day - Gorgeous Georgians

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Summer Family Discovery Day. Art Day - Gorgeous Georgians. Come along and turn yourself into a Gorgeous Georgian with a special face paint session and your own weird wig.

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2014-10-29 13:00:00 to 2014-10-29 13:45:0029Oct2014

Music from the First World War

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 13:00 to 13:45

Join us a for a short concert by the string quartet of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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2013-12-13 10:00:00 to 2013-12-13 11:30:0013Dec2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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2017-03-11 10:30:00 to 2017-03-11 13:00:0011Mar2017

Young Curators Club: Fantastic Fans

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Saturd

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2016-10-08 09:30:00 to 2016-10-08 12:00:0008Oct2016

Young Curators Club: Roman messages

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to lif

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2014-02-20 10:30:00 to 2014-02-20 15:30:0020Feb2014

Family Arts & Crafts

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 10:30 to 15:30

A day of activities suitable for all the family at Salisbury Museum. Two drop-in sessions from 10.30am and 1.30pm.

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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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2014-06-13 09:00:00 to 2014-06-13 10:30:0013Jun2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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