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2012-07-16 09:30:00 to 2012-07-16 15:00:0016Jul2012

Whistler Walk

Monday, July 16, 2012 - 10:30 to 16:00


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2011-06-11 13:00:0011Jun2011

Where’s Constable?

Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 14:00

It’s 200 years since artist John Constable first came to Salisbury and began painting, but now he is back! Join Hoodwink in a new show to celebrate his birthday.

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For Families
2013-01-19 00:00:00 to 2013-07-05 23:00:0019Jan2013

What’s Under Your School?

Saturday, January 19, 2013 to Saturday, July 6, 2013

During 2012 over 40 schools from South Wiltshire, North Dorset and West Hampshire have been helped to explore the history of their school and surroundings.  What’s Under Your School?

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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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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2014-03-26 14:30:00 to 2014-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2014

What goes around, comes around – garden design from Ancient Egypt to Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00

A talk by Melinda Hilliard. Melinda is a garden and planting designer and currently a tutor in Garden and Planting Design at Capel Manor College.

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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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2020-01-18 00:00:00 to 2020-04-03 23:00:0018Jan2020

Wessex Women Objects on Tour: Preserving Special Skills in Wessex

Saturday, January 18, 2020 to Saturday, April 4, 2020

Our four partner museums have explored their collections and found objects that tell the untold stories of our region's women and their past - from the unexpected to the ground-breaking and intrigu

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2013-08-14 09:00:00 to 2013-08-14 14:00:0014Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Surviving the Stone Age

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00

Archaeologist Chris Elmer from Southampton University will be leading family-friendly workshops looking back into deep pre-history.

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For Families
2013-08-21 09:30:00 to 2013-08-21 15:30:0021Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Storytelling with Mike O’Leary

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 10:30 to 16:30

Delve into the mysteries of the past with Mike O'Leary. Suitable for all ages. Start times: 10.30am;  11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.

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For Families
2013-07-31 09:00:00 to 2013-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2013

Wessex Wednesday: Secrets of the Stones

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Help two rather eccentric Victorian antiquarians on their quest to unravel the mysteries of Stonehenge. Befuddled and bemused how will they ever know what on earth it is, who built it and why?

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For Families
2013-08-07 09:30:00 to 2013-08-07 15:30:0007Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Oranges and Apples

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 10:30 to 16:30

Chris Bennett from Orange Apples will be telling silly stories and funny folktales from history. Suitable for ages 5 to adult.

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For Families
2013-08-28 09:00:00 to 2013-08-28 14:00:0028Aug2013

Wessex Wednesday: Art Workshops with Heather Butler

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00

Family Workshop -  10.00 am – 12.00 noon - The Magical Metalworker from the Alps
A carousel of artistic activites for all the family.

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For Families
2019-02-19 00:00:00 to 2019-07-17 23:00:0019Feb2019

Wessex Plinth: Leaf Man by Laurence Edwards

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 to Thursday, July 18, 2019

In partnership with Messums, Wiltshire, we welcome a new sculpture to the ‘Wessex Plinth’ at the front of the museum.

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2018-06-06 23:00:00 to 2019-02-14 00:00:0007Jun2018

Wessex Plinth: Anello Flow by Almuth Tebbenhoff

Thursday, June 7, 2018 to Thursday, February 14, 2019

The latest work of sculpture to feature on the 'Wessex Plinth' at the front of the museum is 'Anello Flow' by Almuth Tebbenhoff, FRSS, DLitt

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2018-10-19 23:00:00 to 2019-01-05 00:00:0020Oct2018

Wessex Museums: Wicked Wessex Objects on Tour

Saturday, October 20, 2018 to Saturday, January 5, 2019

Our four partner museums have chosen objects that tell stories of the region’s ‘wicked’ past – from grim and gruesome to strange and shocking!

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2014-03-11 19:30:0011Mar2014

Wessex Gallery, Behind the Scenes Tour

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 19:30

A tour with Adrian Green, Director, Salisbury Museum. Spaces will be limited to 50 people. Refreshments will be provided.

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2014-07-11 23:00:0012Jul2014

Wessex Gallery - Grand Opening

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Anthropologist and BBC TV Coast and Origins of Us presenter Professor Alice Roberts, will open Salisbury Museum’s new world-class Wessex Gallery of Archaeology at its Grand Opening in The Close on Saturday, 12 July from 10am to 4pm. 

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For Families
2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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2011-05-22 13:00:00 to 2011-05-22 16:00:0022May2011

Watermeadows Environment Day

Sunday, May 22, 2011 - 14:00 to 17:00

Join us on the watermeadows and make your own Green Man mask using natural and man-made materials. Meet at Fisherton Mill garden on Mill Road. Drop-in activity. All ages welcome.

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2016-02-01 10:30:00 to 2016-02-02 15:30:0001Feb2016

Watercolour Workshop 'Colour and Pattern' with artist Claire Thomas

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 10:30 to Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 15:30

Artist Claire Thomas returns to the Museum to lead a two day watercolour workshop, focusing on 'Colour and Pattern' and inspired by the colours of John Craxton.

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