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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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2017-01-12 18:30:00 to 2017-01-12 20:00:0012Jan2017

A Reassessment of Constable's Paradoxical Rainbow: A talk by Professor John Thornes

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

John Constable’s powers of observation and thirst for meteorological knowledge propelled him to paint more natural-looking skies than most other English artists before or since.

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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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2011-07-19 18:00:0019Jul2011

The Value of Constable

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 19:00

A lecture by Paul Viney.

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2012-11-28 18:30:0028Nov2012

Captain Oates

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 18:30

A talk by Major General Patrick Cordingley.

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2015-05-07 17:30:0007May2015

Catherine the Great, Wedgwood and the Frog Service

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 18:30

A lecture by Deborah Lambert. Salisbury Museum’s exceptional Wedgwood collection contains a ‘Frog’ plate from the service commissioned by Catherine the Great.

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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2013-09-10 18:30:0010Sep2013

Discovering Ancient Wessex: Salisbury Museum’s new archaeology displays

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 19:30

This is your last chance to get behind the scenes to find out about the preparations for our new archaeology gallery which is due to open in the spring of 2014. 

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2017-10-19 17:30:00 to 2017-10-19 19:15:0019Oct2017

The Annual Clarendon Lecture 'Clarendon, Salisbury and Medieval Floor Tiles' A talk by Professor Christopher Norton

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:15

6.30pm Drinks, 7pm Talk

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2019-07-18 17:30:00 to 2019-07-18 19:00:0018Jul2019

Winifred Lamb: Field Archaeologist and Museum Curator - A talk by Professor David Gill

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

Winifred Lamb, who grew up at Winterslow near Salisbury, served as honorary keeper of Greek antiquities at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge from 1920 to 1958.

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2013-10-16 17:30:0016Oct2013

Who built the Cathedral Tower and Spire and how did they do it?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:30

Tim Tatton-Brown was Consultant Archaeologist to the Cathedral and joint author of the most recent book on this ‘medieval masterpiece’.

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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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2012-12-11 19:30:0011Dec2012

The Early Iron Age in the Hindon/Tisbury area: rare new evidence recovered by a local metal detector

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 19:30

A  talk by Dot Boughton, Finds Liaison Officer – Cumbria / Lancashire.

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2015-05-26 17:00:0026May2015

Exploring Turner's Wessex

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 18:00
A lecture by Ian Warrell, the curator of the museum’s Turner exhibition. Ian’s lecture will focus on our exhibition, which depicts the important local commissions that provided the foundation of Turner’s career.
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2013-04-24 17:30:0024Apr2013

The Life and Notorious Times of a Political Correspondent

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 18:30

 Drinks at 6.30 pm. Talk at 7pm. Peter Oborne is a political journalist, author and commentator who reports for both the British and worldwide press.

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2017-05-25 17:30:00 to 2017-05-25 19:00:0025May2017

Rock Art: Prehistoric Art in the Prehistoric Landscape - A talk by Professor Richard Bradley

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

In this talk, Professor Richard Bradley will look at the practice of carving what look like abstract designs, at significant points in the British landscape.

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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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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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2013-10-08 18:30:0008Oct2013

The Lost Cities of Searobyrig: Re-thinking the Urban Topography of Anglo-Saxon Salisbury

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 19:30

Talk by archaeologist Alex Langlands, well known to television viewers as co-presenter of the popular BBC2 'living history' series Victorian Farm, Edwardian Farm and Wartime Farm.

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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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