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2011-04-12 18:30:0012Apr2011

A Henge Revealed: Recent work at Marden Henge

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 19:30

A lecture by Jim Leary, English Heritage. The summer of 2010 saw excavations at one of the largest Neolithic Henge monuments in Britain: Marden.

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2018-11-29 18:30:00 to 2018-11-29 20:00:0029Nov2018

Hoards During the Earliest Age of Metal: A talk by Dr Neil Wilkin

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Rarely does a year go by without a new headline-making discovery of a Bronze Age hoard - from fewer than ten cases in 1997 to around 60 today.

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2017-04-26 17:00:00 to 2017-04-26 19:00:0026Apr2017

Primal Magic: The Prehistoric Landscape in British Art: A talk by Professor Sam Smiles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

In this talk Professor Sam Smiles, curator of the ‘British Art: Ancient Landscapes’ exhibition, will look at some examples of artistic engagements with British antiquity that lie beyond the topogra

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2012-04-10 18:30:0010Apr2012

The Parkers of Heytesbury: The First Field Archaeologists

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by  Dr Paul Everill. Histories of archaeology often focus on the role of wealthy, educated men and women in the development of the field techniques and the production of knowledge.

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2019-05-22 17:30:00 to 2019-05-22 19:00:0022May2019

Augustus John: The Last Bohemian? A talk by David Boyd Haycock

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

When Augustus John died in 1961 he was described in The New York Times as ‘the grand old man of British painting, and one of the greatest in British history’ – but was he?

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2017-10-04 17:30:00 to 2017-10-04 19:00:0004Oct2017

Inspired to Teach: The Story of the College of Sarum St Michael

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jenny Head and Anne Johns will tell the story of Salisbury Teacher Training College (later known as The College of Sarum St Michael) from 1841 until its closure in 1978.

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2013-12-10 19:30:0010Dec2013

The Battle for Stonehenge: the aerodrome, the monument and the landscape

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 19:30

The desire to provide Stonehenge with a more appropriate setting lies at the heart of current developments around the monument, of which the new visitor centre and the closure of the A344 are the m

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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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2014-09-09 18:30:00 to 2014-09-09 20:00:0009Sep2014

The Mayan world - from Copan to Tikal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

Find out about this amazing civilisation and discover the history of two of their greatest cities (Tikal and Copan).

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2014-10-14 18:30:00 to 2014-10-14 20:00:0014Oct2014

Conserving the Salisbury Collections

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

A talk by Wiltshire Council Conservator Sebastian Foxley about recent conservation work, focusing on items which will be included in the new galleries.

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2017-11-09 18:30:00 to 2017-11-09 20:00:0009Nov2017

Discworld Fandom: Stranger than Fiction? A talk by Pat Harkin

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Pat Harkin is tremendously proud to have been referred to as ‘Lord of the Uber Fans’ by Sir Terry in the preface to the collection ‘A Slip of the Keyboard’ but acknowledges that the title was a lot

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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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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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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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2011-04-12 09:30:00 to 2011-04-12 14:30:0012Apr2011

Family Discovery Day: Discover Fossils

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Hands-on and creative activities exploring and making fantastic fossils. Drop in with regular timed fossil-making activity. All ages welcome. Baby play area.

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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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2016-06-16 17:00:00 to 2016-06-16 19:30:0016Jun2016

Spelling out Ancient Egypt - A talk by Ilona Regulski, Curator of the British Museum Touring Exhibition

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:30

Ancient Egypt has produced an astonishing variety of written material in its great temples, on the walls of the tombs of Pharaohs and the coffins of the dead, and in the rubbish dumps of lost and f

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2013-04-18 17:00:0018Apr2013

Rex Whistler: A Closer Look

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - 18:00

 A  lecture by Nikki Frater. 6.00 pm drinks, 6.45 pm talk.

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2011-12-13 19:30:0013Dec2011

Finding Inspiration from the Landscape: Cranborne Chase

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Martin Green and Chris Carter, potter.

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