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2016-03-26 10:00:00 to 2016-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2016

March Madness at the Museum

Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 10:00 to 16:00

The Easter Bunny is visiting the Museum chaperoned by a friendly but slightly bonkers character ...The Mad Hatter. They are auditioning for trainee Easter Bunnies.

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2010-07-10 12:00:00 to 2010-07-10 15:00:0010Jul2010

Make your own Treasure Chest

Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Make your own Treasure Chest. Design and create your own special box to keep your secret treasures safe. All ages welcome.

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2018-07-31 09:00:00 to 2018-07-31 15:00:0031Jul2018

Discovery Day: Drumming Workshop with Kaya Drums

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

10am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 4pm

The first of our Summer Discovery Days sees us welcoming back Kaya Drums for a drumming workshop, where everyone can have a go. 

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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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2019-10-30 14:00:00 to 2019-10-31 16:00:0030Oct2019

October Half Term: Make an IMPRINT - SOUL: Symphonies in String

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 14:00 to Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 16:00

Celebrating Drawing and all insp

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2015-05-02 09:00:00 to 2015-05-02 15:00:0002May2015

Living History Day

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Join us for a day of Living History in the company of the Ancient Wessex Network, who will be recreating the past on our back lawn!

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2019-03-23 14:30:00 to 2019-03-23 16:00:0023Mar2019

Landscape and Melody: Captain Swing and the Blacksmith - A talk by Beatrice Parvin

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Beatrice Parvin’s novel Captain Swing and the Blacksmith is set in Wiltshire in the 1840s. It tells the story of working people through the land they toiled and the songs they sang.

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2013-03-26 10:00:00 to 2013-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2013

Easter Discovery Day

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Visit the museum for a day of medieval mysteries.

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2010-02-19 10:00:00 to 2010-02-19 16:00:0019Feb2010

Make a Mosaic

Friday, February 19, 2010 - 10:00 to 16:00

Led by Joanna Dewfall, these popular workshops are a great opportunity to make a personal, handmade gift. Suitable for 5+ in a family group. Mosaics cost £4-£6.

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2015-08-24 23:00:0025Aug2015

Discovery Day with artist Charlotte Moreton

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Enjoy our last Discovery Day of the summer with artist Charlotte Moreton. This is your chance to  join in and make a HUGE sky painting inspired by Turner and his paintings of storms and sunsets.

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2019-12-14 00:00:0014Dec2019

Young Curators Club

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life for 6 - 12 year olds.

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2013-08-13 09:00:00 to 2013-08-13 15:00:0013Aug2013

Discovery Day: Tall Stories

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 10:00 to 16:00

Create and illustrate fantastical stories with storyteller Lizzie Bryant and artist Clare Proctor.

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2016-08-15 23:00:0016Aug2016

Tuesday Tales with Emma Carroll

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The second of our Tuesday Tales this time features author Emma Carroll.

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2009-12-21 11:00:00 to 2009-12-21 15:00:0021Dec2009

Winter Solstice Decorations

Monday, December 21, 2009 - 11:00 to 15:00

Have fun together making traditional scented decorations to celebrate the Winter Solstice on the 21st December.

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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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2014-12-12 10:00:00 to 2014-12-12 11:30:0012Dec2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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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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2017-11-10 10:00:00 to 2017-11-10 11:30:0010Nov2017

Under Five's Friday: November

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:00 to 11:30

Arty fun for little ones with artist Suzie Gutteridge. 

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome

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2014-04-11 09:00:00 to 2014-04-11 10:30:0011Apr2014

Under Fives Friday

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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2016-01-09 10:30:00 to 2016-01-09 13:00:0009Jan2016

Young Curators Club: Design your own poster

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

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life in our new Young Curators Club.

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