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2010-04-23 18:30:0023Apr2010

Cathedrals as History: A Thousand Years

Friday, April 23, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Jon Cannon. Our ancient cathedrals are more than places of worship, more than great works of architecture.

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2015-03-10 19:30:0010Mar2015

The Lacock Cup: from fine dining to holy chalice

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 19:30

A lecture by Naomi Speakman.  This talk will look at the history of the Lacock Cup exploring its first role as a drinking vessel at the medieval table and the importance of cups and precious metal to medieval society.

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2011-03-08 19:30:0008Mar2011

Trusting the Ground with the Treasure of Warriors: Digging the Staffordshire Hoard

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Stephen Dean, County Archaeologist for Staffordshire. The Staffordshire Hoard is quite simply a singular assemblage of Anglo-Saxon treasure the like of which has never before been seen.

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2017-04-26 17:00:00 to 2017-04-26 19:00:0026Apr2017

Primal Magic: The Prehistoric Landscape in British Art: A talk by Professor Sam Smiles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 18:00 to 20:00

In this talk Professor Sam Smiles, curator of the ‘British Art: Ancient Landscapes’ exhibition, will look at some examples of artistic engagements with British antiquity that lie beyond the topogra

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2019-11-20 18:30:00 to 2019-11-20 20:00:0020Nov2019

A Meeting of Minds: Historical and Archaeological Investigations into Rural Households in Medieval England - A talk by Alice Forward

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Living Standards and Material Culture in English Rural Households, 1300-1600 Leverhulme Trus

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2018-11-15 18:30:00 to 2018-11-15 20:00:0015Nov2018

The Vale of Pewsey Project: Marden Henge and Cat's Brain Long Barrow - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

This talk from Dr Jim Leary will give an overview of the recently completed Vale of Pewsey project; including an account of the investigations at Marden Henge and the exciting excavation of Cat’s B

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2012-03-14 14:30:0014Mar2012

Have Diplomats had their day?

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 14:30

A lecture by Dame Rosemary Spencer.  An afternoon talk which will give some insights into diplomatic life and work, and their relevance to the challenges of the 21st century.

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2017-10-04 17:30:00 to 2017-10-04 19:00:0004Oct2017

Inspired to Teach: The Story of the College of Sarum St Michael

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Jenny Head and Anne Johns will tell the story of Salisbury Teacher Training College (later known as The College of Sarum St Michael) from 1841 until its closure in 1978.

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2011-11-08 19:30:0008Nov2011

Damerham Archaeology Project: more to find in the Wessex heartlands?

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Helen Wickstead, Kingston University and Martyn Barber, Aerial Survey, English Heritage.

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2014-09-09 18:30:00 to 2014-09-09 20:00:0009Sep2014

The Mayan world - from Copan to Tikal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 19:30 to 21:00

Find out about this amazing civilisation and discover the history of two of their greatest cities (Tikal and Copan).

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2017-10-17 17:30:00 to 2017-10-17 19:00:0017Oct2017

Digging the Durotriges - 6,000 years on Dorset Farm: A talk by Dr Miles Russell

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Durotriges Project was set up to investigate the nature of settlement and burial in Iron Age and Roman Dorset.

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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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2014-11-26 18:30:0026Nov2014

Medieval to Modern Pilgrimage

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 18:30

A lecture by Brother Patrick Moore. Using the museum's excellent collection of pilgrim badges, this talk will increase our understanding of this fascinating subject.

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2018-05-10 17:30:00 to 2018-05-10 19:00:0010May2018

Living with Monuments: New Work on the Neolithic of the Avebury Region - A talk by Dr Josh Pollard

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Avebury landscape has long attracted archaeological interest, drawn by its remarkable prehistoric monumental architecture.

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2010-04-17 10:00:0017Apr2010

Pots and Potters of the West Country

Saturday, April 17, 2010 - 11:00

A lecture by Henry Sandon.  Henry Sandon is a notable authority on Worcester Pottery and was curator of the Dyson Perrins Museum for many years.

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2015-04-23 17:30:0023Apr2015

Stonehenge and the Romantic Imagination

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 18:30
A lecture by Professor Sam Smiles. In this talk, he will look at Turner’s exploration of the landscape of Wiltshire, including Stonehenge, a monument which presented special challenges for landscape painters.
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2013-09-04 17:00:0004Sep2013

Rex Whistler: A Closer Look

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 18:00

6.00 pm drinks, 6.45 pm talk.  A lecture by Nikki Frater.  Rex Whistler had a dazzling career as a muralist, portrait painter, illustrator, stage designer and grap

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2016-06-16 17:00:00 to 2016-06-16 19:30:0016Jun2016

Spelling out Ancient Egypt - A talk by Ilona Regulski, Curator of the British Museum Touring Exhibition

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:30

Ancient Egypt has produced an astonishing variety of written material in its great temples, on the walls of the tombs of Pharaohs and the coffins of the dead, and in the rubbish dumps of lost and f

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2018-11-29 18:30:00 to 2018-11-29 20:00:0029Nov2018

Hoards During the Earliest Age of Metal: A talk by Dr Neil Wilkin

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

Rarely does a year go by without a new headline-making discovery of a Bronze Age hoard - from fewer than ten cases in 1997 to around 60 today.

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2012-03-13 19:30:0013Mar2012

The more you dig, the less you know: Devilish Mysteries at the former MoD Estate Offices, Durrington

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 19:30

A talk by Andy Manning, Wessex Archaeology. Recent fieldwork by Wessex Archaeology in late 2010 and 2011 on the site of the former MoD estate offices has uncovered something of a mystery.

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