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2016-07-09 09:30:00 to 2016-07-09 12:00:0009Jul2016

Young Curators Club: Write like an Egyptian

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to lif

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2015-02-19 10:00:00 to 2015-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2015

Medieval Fight Club

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of medieval martial arts madness with Albion Falconry, who will be delving into the world of medieval combat.

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2010-05-07 09:00:00 to 2010-05-07 10:30:0007May2010

Under Fives Friday

Friday, May 7, 2010 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities every 2nd Friday of the month. The theme for the May event will be "Special Places". Suitable  for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2016-05-31 09:00:00 to 2016-05-31 15:00:0031May2016

May Half Term Discovery Day: Build like an Egyptian!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

To celebrate the opening of our British Museum Touring Exhibition, we are going Lego mad at the Museum with our friends from Bright Bricks. Come and help build a giant Lego postcard from Egypt!

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2011-08-02 09:30:00 to 2011-08-02 14:30:0002Aug2011

Family Discovery Day: Ancient Hunters

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Discover:  Ancient Hunters. Make sling shots and spears and practice your best shot. Drop in. Suitable for all ages.

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2013-03-23 10:00:00 to 2013-03-23 16:00:0023Mar2013

Going Potty for Pots!

Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

 Ancient Technologies with archaeologist Julian Richards. Join Julian for a day of pre-historic pot making plus a host of other family activities & historical re-enactments.

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2019-08-20 09:00:00 to 2019-08-20 15:00:0020Aug2019

Summer Discovery Day: Selfies and Sitters: The Work of Augustus John with Emma Kerr

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

A portrait captures a moment in time but can achieve a lifetime in history.

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2017-07-14 09:00:00 to 2017-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2017

Under Five's Friday: Digging for Treasure with Suzie Gutteridge

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Suzie Gutteridge for creative fun inspired by the Festival of Archaeology at the museum in July.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2010-03-13 13:00:00 to 2010-03-13 16:00:0013Mar2010

Make a Victorian Mothering Card

Saturday, March 13, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Make a Victorian Mothering Card. All ages welcome.

Please note: The Meetings Room is on the 1st floor and is only accessible via stairs.

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2018-05-11 09:00:00 to 2018-05-11 10:30:0011May2018

Under Five's Friday: Animal Camouflage! Who is hiding where?

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones. Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2013-08-06 09:00:00 to 2013-08-06 15:00:0006Aug2013

Discovery Day: Murals and Masks

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Help create a community mural, make a mask or create your own funny faces - be inspired by Rex Whistler.

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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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2009-12-28 11:00:00 to 2009-12-28 15:00:0028Dec2009

Frozen Fireworks

Monday, December 28, 2009 - 11:00 to 15:00

Fireworks were invented in China and are traditional at New Year. Make your own "frozen fireworks" decorations and Chinese Lanterns to celebrate the New Year.

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2019-08-09 09:00:00 to 2019-08-09 10:30:0009Aug2019

Under Five's Friday: Magic Beanstalks and Summer Gardens with Liza Morgan

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join artist Liza Morgan for a morning of planting magic beanstalks and summer garden-inspired artwork.

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2018-10-12 09:00:00 to 2018-10-12 10:30:0012Oct2018

Under Five's Friday: Halloween Bunting with Liza Morgan

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

It is a spooky Halloween Under Five's Friday this week with artist Liza Morgan and the chance to make Halloween bunting!

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2010-10-28 09:00:00 to 2010-10-28 12:00:0028Oct2010

Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 10:00 to 13:00

Try something different and be part of a drumming circle. Together you will explore rhythm and percussion and create a performance at the end for family and friends. Suitable for 11-14 year olds.

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2012-02-14 10:30:00 to 2012-02-14 16:00:0014Feb2012

Half-Term Discovery Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 10:30 to 16:00

Step back in time to witness the skills of Stone Age tool makers with experts in pre-historic technologies John and Val Lord.

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2016-04-09 09:30:00 to 2016-04-09 12:00:0009Apr2016

Young Curators Club: Prehistoric pottery

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to lif

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2015-02-13 10:00:00 to 2015-02-13 11:30:0013Feb2015

Under Fives Friday: Kings & Castles

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30

Kings & Castles – Join in the medieval fun and build a castle; then crown yourself king or queen.. Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.
 

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2020-03-13 10:00:00 to 2020-03-13 11:30:0013Mar2020

Under Five's Friday: Special Books with Liza Morgan

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join Liza Morgan and the team, and have fun making your own book at the museum. Afterwards, visit the Cathedral’s secret library and see some of its special books with Emily Naish.

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