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2019-05-09 17:30:00 to 2019-05-09 19:00:0009May2019

The Moral Compass of Barchester: A talk by Lord Chartres

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Richard Chartres former President of the Trollope Society reflects on Anthony Trollope's life and his generally benign view of the characters in his novels.

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2017-03-08 18:30:00 to 2017-03-08 20:00:0008Mar2017

Unexpected Treasures: Archaeology and Botany - A talk by Ruth Pelling

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Archaeobotany (the study of plant remains from archaeological contexts) has been a routine practice in most commercial and research excavations for the last few decades.

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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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2017-06-29 17:30:00 to 2017-06-29 19:00:0029Jun2017

Between Avebury and Stonehenge: The Vale of Pewsey Project - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

This talk will provide an overview of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire.

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2012-11-13 19:00:0013Nov2012

New light on Stonehenge

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 19:00

A talk by Professor Mike Parker-Pearson, University of Sheffield.

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2011-04-13 17:30:0013Apr2011

The Holburne Museum reborn: the countdown to reopening

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 18:30

A lecture by Dr Alexander Sturgis, Director of the Holburne Museum, Bath.

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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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2012-07-17 13:00:0017Jul2012

The Archaeology of Olympia, Greece

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 14:00

A talk by Jane Ellis-Schon, Collections Manager at the Museum, on the archaeology of Olympia. A  Festival of British Archaeology event.

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2013-04-09 18:30:0009Apr2013

Time and Time again: new insight into the significance of Vespasian's Camp in the Stonehenge landscape

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 19:30

A talk by David Jacques, Open University.

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2014-12-09 19:30:0009Dec2014

Old Sarum: Reconstructing a lost Wiltshire Masterpiece

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 19:30

The Cathedral at Old Sarum ceased to be a place of worship almost 800 years ago and the building today is simply a series of marks in the ground. But hundreds of fragments in the museum store and in English Heritage’s stone store suggest that by the mid 12th century the cathedral was a magnificent tribute to its powerful patron Bishop Roger of Salisbury.

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2010-10-20 17:30:0020Oct2010

Organised Chaos, a series of cock-ups in Royal and Military events

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 18:30

A lecture by Sir Michael Parker KCVO CBE.

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2018-06-21 17:30:00 to 2018-06-21 19:00:0021Jun2018

A Matter of Holes and Ditches: The Archaeology of Great War Training, Larkhill, Wiltshire - A talk by Martin Brown and Simon Cleggett

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Training for the Great War is not well understood but recent discoveries close to Stonehenge have revealed the extent to which soldiers prepared for the realities of trench warfare…

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2015-06-03 17:30:0003Jun2015

J M W Turner: His Life and Masterworks

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 18:30
A Lecture by Eric Shanes.  In this talk, Eric Shanes will put Turner's achievement within its cultural, painterly and biographical context. 
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2014-05-08 17:30:0008May2014

Life in the House of Lords

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 18:30

Michael Dobbs is most famous for writing The House of Cards for television but has gone on to write books about Prime Ministers, Kings and the Dalai Lama.

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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2012-09-08 18:30:0008Sep2012

Beyond the Roman pots: Evidence of Foodstuffs and Eating Them

Saturday, September 8, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by Dr Mike Allen, Allen Environmental Archaeology.

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2011-09-13 18:30:0013Sep2011

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Leper: the emerging story of Magdalen Hill, Winchester

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Phil Marter, Lecturer in Applied Archaeological Techniques, Winchester University.

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2012-11-14 18:30:0014Nov2012

Adventures at Clarendon

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 18:30

Adventures at Clarendon - questions and future prospects for the landscape archaeologist. A talk by Chris Gerrard.

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2017-10-25 17:30:00 to 2017-10-25 19:00:0025Oct2017

The Art of Discworld: An illustrated talk by Terry Pratchett’s artist of choice, Paul Kidby

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Paul Kidby is best known for being the ‘artist of choice’ for award-winning writer, the late Sir Terry Pratchett, who passed away in 2015.  Paul has designed the ‘Discworld’ book jackets since 2002

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2014-10-01 17:30:0001Oct2014

Wellington and Waterloo - Monumental Oversights 1815-2015: Fundraising Event

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 18:30

6.30 pm Drinks, 7.00 pm lecture. A lecture by Dr R E Foster.

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