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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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2014-11-11 19:30:0011Nov2014

New research on Romano-British settlement in the south-west

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Alex Smith, University of Reading about Roman settlement in the south-west of England.

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2013-10-30 18:30:0030Oct2013

The Great House in Clarendon Park, Wiltshire

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 18:30

6.30 pm drinks; 7.00 pm talk. Our speaker is James Ayres, FSA, President of the Wiltshire Buildings Record and a distinguished author on English interiors.

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2015-04-15 18:30:0015Apr2015

The Life and Death of the Flint Axe

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 19:30

A talk by James Dilley. The polished stone axe in British archaeology holds a very strong position in its understanding as a functioning tool and social marker.

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2019-01-24 18:30:00 to 2019-01-24 20:00:0024Jan2019

Stories on the Mantelpiece: A talk by Stephen Duckworth

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Stephen Duckworth is the author of  'Victorian Staffordshire Pottery Religious Figures'.

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2011-04-27 17:30:0027Apr2011

Banks' Florilegium: engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's 1st voyage round the world

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 18:30

Banks' Florilegium: the engravings of the plants collected on Captain Cook's first voyage round the world in HMS Endeavour, 1768-1771, a talk by Mr Joe Studholme, Chairman of the Salisbury & So

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2016-09-08 17:30:00 to 2016-09-08 19:00:0008Sep2016

John Aubrey's Wiltshire: A talk by Ruth Scurr

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Ruth Scurr is an historian and lecturer at Cambridge University. She is also the author of a recent (2015) highly acclaimed book on John Aubrey the noted antiquary and writer.

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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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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 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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2009-10-14 17:30:0014Oct2009

Tales of a Battlefield: Tour Guide around the World

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 18:30

6.30 pm (canapés) for 7.00pm start. A talk by Colonel Mike Martin.

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2011-10-11 18:30:0011Oct2011

The Knowlton Prehistoric Landscape Project – We know a lot about Round Barrows don’t we?

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by John Gale, Senior Lecturer in Archaeology, Bournemouth University.

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2013-11-29 18:30:0029Nov2013

The Holland Park Circle 1850-1900. Looking at a unique group of Victorian artists in their studio houses in and around London's Holland Park

Friday, November 29, 2013 - 18:30

Caroline Dakers is Professor at Central St Martins Art College.

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2015-03-25 18:30:0025Mar2015

Wine & History: Talk and Wine Tasting

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 18:30

Talk by Mark Brandon and wine tasting in the King’s Room to include six wines, cheese & biscuits. Fundraising Event.

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2019-02-13 18:30:00 to 2019-02-13 20:00:0013Feb2019

Finding Nero (and other Roman Emperors): Establishing Identity in Romano-British Sculpture - A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Although Britain was part of the Roman Empire for nearly four centuries, the apparent absence of portrait sculpture here stands in marked contrast to other western Roman provinces.

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2014-03-26 14:30:00 to 2014-03-26 16:00:0026Mar2014

What goes around, comes around – garden design from Ancient Egypt to Arts and Crafts

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 14:30 to 16:00

A talk by Melinda Hilliard. Melinda is a garden and planting designer and currently a tutor in Garden and Planting Design at Capel Manor College.

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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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2011-01-11 19:30:0011Jan2011

Not Just Headless Bodies: The Archaeology of the Weymouth Relief Road

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Steve Wallis, Senior Archaeologist, Dorset County Council.

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2012-04-18 17:30:0018Apr2012

The Glass Engravings of Laurence Whistler – A Son’s Perspective

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Daniel Whistler.  Many people will be familiar with Whistler’s magnificent prism in Salisbury Cathedral.

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2019-07-27 13:30:00 to 2019-07-27 15:00:0027Jul2019

Augustus John: A Personal Reminiscence - A talk by Tristan de Vere Cole

Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

The talk on 22 June has sold out, so Tristan has very kindly agreed to give a second talk!

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