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2009-10-13 18:30:0013Oct2009

Silbury Hill: The Archaeology of a Monumental Mound

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 19:30

Silbury Hill: the archaeology of a monumental mound

A talk by Jim Leary , Archaeologist, English Heritage.

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2019-07-13 09:00:00 to 2019-07-14 16:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology Talks 2019

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 17:00

‘The biggest, oldest, most popular and most diverse…’ That’s how just a handful of the talks could be described at this year’s Festival of Archaeology.

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2014-11-26 18:30:0026Nov2014

Medieval to Modern Pilgrimage

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:30

A lecture by Brother Patrick Moore. Using the museum's excellent collection of pilgrim badges, this talk will increase our understanding of this fascinating subject.

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2011-11-08 19:30:0008Nov2011

Damerham Archaeology Project: more to find in the Wessex heartlands?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Helen Wickstead, Kingston University and Martyn Barber, Aerial Survey, English Heritage.

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2018-05-10 17:30:00 to 2018-05-10 19:00:0010May2018

Living with Monuments: New Work on the Neolithic of the Avebury Region - A talk by Dr Josh Pollard

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Avebury landscape has long attracted archaeological interest, drawn by its remarkable prehistoric monumental architecture.

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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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2012-03-13 19:30:0013Mar2012

The more you dig, the less you know: Devilish Mysteries at the former MoD Estate Offices, Durrington

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology. Recent fieldwork by Wessex Archaeology in late 2010 and 2011 on the site of the former MoD estate offices has uncovered something of a mystery.

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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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2019-07-13 09:30:00 to 2019-07-13 10:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Mary-Ann Ochota: Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

Wherever you go in Britain there’s history woven into the landscape around you – in the shape of a field, the wall of a cottage, a standing stone or churchyard, even in the grass under your feet.

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2010-09-14 18:30:0014Sep2010

Surveying Historic Buildings: the changing techniques and use of 3d imagery in building recording

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Robin Ault, Building Surveyor, Downland Partnership. In recent years there have been dramatic changes in the way we measure and record historic buildings.

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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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2011-05-25 13:30:00 to 2011-09-25 13:30:0025May2011

Close Tour including the Museum’s Constable Trail

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 14:30 to Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 14:30

The Close Tour is a guided tour around the Cathedral Close stopping at key locations that inspired Constable.

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2009-06-03 13:00:00 to 2009-10-07 14:00:0003Jun2009

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 14:00 to Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 15:00

Every Wednesday at 2.00pm.

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2013-07-23 09:30:00 to 2013-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2013

New Archaeology Gallery Discovery Tours

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 10:30 to 15:30

Tours at 10.30 - 12 noon and 2 pm - 3.30 pm.  Join a key member of the redevelopment team on a tour around the new gallery space.

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2009-06-10 13:00:00 to 2009-10-14 14:00:0010Jun2009

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - 14:00 to Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 15:00

Every Wednesday at 2.00pm.

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2010-05-05 23:00:00 to 2010-06-25 23:00:0006May2010

Touchstone: Exhibition Talks

Thursday, May 6, 2010 to Saturday, June 26, 2010

Contact the curator of the museum's current major contemporary art exhibition to arrange a tour around the galleries.

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2009-06-14 14:00:0014Jun2009

Ultimate Stonehenge

Sunday, June 14, 2009 - 15:00

Join Julian Richards this summer for the ultimate Stonehenge experience. Starting at Salisbury Museum, you will have the opportunity to handle unique prehistoric finds.

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2009-06-17 13:00:00 to 2009-10-21 14:00:0017Jun2009

Discovery Tours

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - 14:00 to Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 15:00

Every Wednesday at 2.00pm.

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2011-07-11 23:00:0012Jul2011

Behind the Scenes

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Two tours at 11.00 am and 2.00pm. Come and discover behind the scenes at the Museum. The tour will include the Museum stores and a chance to handle some of the Museum's archaeology collections.

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