What's On: Archived

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2012-07-20 09:00:00 to 2012-07-20 15:00:0020Jul2012

Walk - Through the New Forest and Lower Avon Valley

Friday, July 20, 2012 - 10:00 to 16:00

This guided walk discovers the landscape and history of the New Forest and Lower Avon Valley south of Salisbury, near to Fordingbridge.

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2012-07-27 13:00:00 to 2012-07-27 16:00:0027Jul2012

Walk - to Clarendon Palace

Friday, July 27, 2012 - 14:00 to 17:00

A guided walk from Salisbury to the 12th century ruins of Clarendon Palace led by local Blue Badge Guide Ruth Newman.  A half day excursion for the adventurous visitor who enjoys w

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2012-07-15 12:00:00 to 2012-07-15 15:00:0015Jul2012

Walk – Salisbury to Old Sarum

Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 13:00 to 16:00


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2010-10-19 23:00:00 to 2011-01-15 00:00:0020Oct2010

Walls of Sound

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 to Saturday, January 15, 2011

Salisbury’s recent past lays claim to a thriving music scene and attracted top name stars who played its numerous venues.

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2014-05-07 09:00:00 to 2014-05-07 16:00:0007May2014

War, landscape and memory in the twentieth century

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 10:00 to 17:00

A one-day public symposium organised by the Fovant Badges Society in collaboration with the Department of History of the University of Southampton.

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2013-10-11 23:00:00 to 2014-01-18 00:00:0012Oct2013

Watch this space! Creating the Wessex Gallery

Saturday, October 12, 2013 to Saturday, January 18, 2014

This exhibition showcases objects from the archaeology and Pitt Rivers collections while their permanent home is being redeveloped.

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2017-02-22 18:30:00 to 2017-02-22 20:00:0022Feb2017

Water Meadows and Landscape in the Five River Valleys: A talk by Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Water meadows are a significant feature of the landscape of the chalk valleys around Salisbury.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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