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2019-07-14 14:00:00 to 2019-07-14 15:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Lorraine Mepham and Adrian Green: More Cakes and Buns! Digging the Foundations of the Cafe

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

This spring, Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham dug a test pit in the museum grounds, adding to our knowledge of this historic building.

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2019-07-14 12:30:00 to 2019-07-14 13:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Christie Willis: Up in Flames: Cremation at Stonehenge and in Neolithic Britain

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

This talk will examine the evolution of cremation during the Early to Middle Neolithic and how it became the dominant burial rite by the end of the Neolithic.  Wildly diverse locations were selecte

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2019-07-14 11:00:00 to 2019-07-14 12:00:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Dr Alex Langlands: Britons, Bridges and Boroughs: Old Sarum from the Fall of Rome to the Coming of the Vikings

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

Incorporating some of the most recent archaeological finds and archival research, this talk will examine the role of Old Sarum in three critical periods of its history.

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2019-07-14 09:30:00 to 2019-07-14 10:30:0014Jul2019

Festival Talk - Simon Cleggett: Wonderful Things: The Army Basing Programme and the Stonehenge Landscape

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:30 to 11:30

For five years, Wessex Archaeology has excavated Bulford, Larkhill and Tidworth in preparation for the Army Basing Programme.

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2019-07-13 14:00:00 to 2019-07-13 15:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Helen Wass: People Time Place: Historic Environment on HS2

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

Before the bridges, tunnels, tracks and stations for HS2 are built, an unprecedented amount of archaeological work will take place – the largest ever programme of investigation in the UK employing

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2019-07-13 12:30:00 to 2019-07-13 13:30:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Richard Osgood: A Gothic Tale: Spears and Javelins at Barrow Clump

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 13:30 to 14:30

In 2003, English Heritage started recording badger damage to a Bronze Age barrow on Salisbury Plain.

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2019-07-13 11:00:00 to 2019-07-13 12:00:0013Jul2019

Festival Talk - Ella Al-Shamahi: Are You a Neanderthal?

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

With revelations such as our ancestors interbreeding with Neanderthals; that most of us have up to 4% Neanderthal DNA; and that Tibetans have a gene that helps them live high up in the mountains be

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

Festival of Archaeology 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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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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2019-07-12 23:00:00 to 2019-07-13 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Storytelling with Mary-Ann Ochota and Jason Buck

Saturday, July 13, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019

Rings, Wings and Spindle Whorls - Archaeological treasures and the stories they tell

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2019-07-12 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Meet the Author - Nicola Ford

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your chance to meet the author Nicola Ford, who will be in the Mini Marquee on the back lawn at 11.30am and 1.30pm on the first day of the Festival of Archae

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2019-07-05 09:00:00 to 2019-07-05 10:30:0005Jul2019

Under Five's Friday: Dig it! Create an Archaeologist's Kit with artist Clare Spender

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Join us for a morning of archaeology hunting and creating.  Get ready to make your own archaeologist hunting kit to find your own objects.

Suitable for 2 - 5 year olds. Babies welcome

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2019-07-04 17:30:00 to 2019-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2019

The Romance of the Road: British Painters and the Roving Life - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Augustus John caused scandal when he travelled round Edwardian England in a caravan, but he was not the only artist attracted to the travelling life in the early 20th century.

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2019-06-30 12:00:00 to 2019-06-30 15:00:0030Jun2019

Portraiture in Practice with Artist Claire Thomas

Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Two Portraiture Workshops - Sundays 23 and 30 June - Many apologies, but the session planned for Sunday 7 July is now cancelled

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2019-06-28 09:00:00 to 2019-06-30 16:00:0028Jun2019

National Armed Forces Day - Explore Salisbury Museum

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 - 17:00

28 – 29 June 2019 - 10am until 5pm, 30 June 2019 - 12 midday until 5pm

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2019-06-20 17:30:00 to 2019-06-20 19:00:0020Jun2019

Augustus John: His Place in the History of Portraiture - A talk by Nicholas Beer

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

A practising portrait painter and teacher of portrait painting with twenty five years of experience, Nicholas Beer will give an illustrated outline of the British portrait tradition and Augustus Jo

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2019-06-19 10:00:00 to 2019-06-19 15:00:0019Jun2019

Outing to the Blue Poole with Hadrian Cook

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 11:00 to 16:00

Join landscape historian Hadrian Cook for a VIP day out at the Blue Poole in Dorset.

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2019-06-15 13:30:00 to 2019-06-15 15:00:0015Jun2019

Salisbury Chamber Ensemble

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

A programme of early classical music that will include quintets by J C

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2019-06-14 09:00:00 to 2019-06-14 10:30:0014Jun2019

Under Five's Fridays: Super Art with Liza Morgan

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:30

Inspired by the bright and colourful paintings of Augustus John, Liza Morgan has selected some ‘Super Art’ materials for little ones, where it’s all about using bright colours to make a work of art

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