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2017-12-09 10:00:00 to 2017-12-09 16:00:0009Dec2017

Terry Pratchett: HisWorld in Building Bricks!

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 10:00 to 16:00

LEGO® bricks return to the museum - this time to celebrate the ‘Terry Pratchett: HisWorld’ exhibition.

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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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2013-05-10 09:00:00 to 2013-05-10 10:30:0010May2013

Under Fives Friday

Friday, May 10, 2013 - 10:00 to 11:30

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

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2010-02-15 11:00:00 to 2010-02-15 15:30:0015Feb2010

Crazy Catapults: Family Technology Workshop

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 11:00 to 15:30

Workshops 11am – 12.30 pm and 2pm – 3.30 pm.  Learn about these fantastic inventions and have a go building your own. Suitable for children aged  6+.

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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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2017-06-10 09:30:00 to 2017-06-10 12:00:0010Jun2017

Young Curators Club: Chivalry School

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:30 to 13:00

Join us for a fun adventure bringing history to life every second Saturd

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2016-02-13 10:30:00 to 2016-02-13 13:00:0013Feb2016

Young Curators Club: Buried bodies

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:30 to 13:00

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

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2010-10-26 09:30:00 to 2010-10-26 14:30:0026Oct2010

Family Discovery Day: Painting with Music

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Family Discovery Day. Painting with Music: We will be using a soundtrack of popular music from across the decades to inspire creativity and drawing.

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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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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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2010-08-17 09:30:00 to 2010-08-17 14:30:0017Aug2010

Science Day - Build a Sun Dial

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Summer Family Discovery Day. Science Day - Build a Sun Dial. Suitable for children age 5+.

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2015-02-17 10:00:00 to 2015-02-17 16:00:0017Feb2015

Discovery Day: From Medieval to Modern

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 10:00 to 16:00

Create medieval-inspired images with artist Vanessa Stone using thoroughly modern and wonderfully fun sticky-backed plastic. 

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2010-06-12 12:00:00 to 2010-06-12 15:00:0012Jun2010

Face to Face: 3D Modelling

Saturday, June 12, 2010 - 13:00 to 16:00

Family Saturday. Face to Face: 3D Modelling. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult within all museum activities.

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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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2019-10-11 09:00:00 to 2019-10-11 10:30:0011Oct2019

Under Five's Friday: 3D Pictures in Clay!

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30
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2014-08-07 09:00:00 to 2014-08-07 15:00:0007Aug2014

Hands on Archaeology

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Explore the past with Wessex Archaeology! Get creative, chat to an archaeologist and get hands on with ancient artefacts.

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2012-11-09 10:00:00 to 2012-11-09 11:30:0009Nov2012

Under Fives Friday

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 10:00 to 11:30

Explore and create together with lively, themed activities.  The theme for November is "Light Fantastic."  

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Baby play area.

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2010-04-13 09:30:00 to 2010-04-13 14:30:0013Apr2010

Dig up a Dinosaur and Make a Fossil Necklace

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 10:30 to 15:30

Create your own mini archaeological dig for friends to try, or make a beautiful ammonite necklace. Suitable for children aged 4+. The younger the child, the more adult support required.

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2019-02-08 10:00:00 to 2019-02-08 11:30:0008Feb2019

Under Five's Friday with Liza Morgan

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Forget the winter blues and join artist Liza Morgan for colourful, inspired and creative fun for little ones.

Suitable for 2-5 year olds. Babies welcome.

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2016-08-08 23:00:0009Aug2016

Tuesday Tales with Jane Hardstaff

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The museum is thrilled to welcome author Jane Hardstaff, who will be talking about two of her recent books, at the first of our Tuesday Tales.

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