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2016-07-23 13:30:00 to 2016-07-23 14:30:0023Jul2016

Ancient Egyptian history: the rise and fall of a great civilisation by Dr Toby Wilkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 14:30 to 15:30

Ancient Egypt was the world's first nation-state and for over 3000 years it sustained a sophisticated culture, distinctive form of government, and a successful economy that made it the envy of its

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Volunteer at Salisbury Museum
2011-02-22 10:30:00 to 2011-02-22 15:30:0022Feb2011

Ancient Britain Discovery Day

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30


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For Families
2010-11-20 10:15:00 to 2010-11-20 16:00:0020Nov2010

An Introduction to Archaeological Illustration

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 10:15 to 16:00

A day school delivered by Nick Griffiths, FSA. Black and white line illustrations continue to be an essential part of archaeological publications even in an age of computers and digital cameras.

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2017-12-15 18:30:00 to 2017-12-15 20:30:0015Dec2017

An Evening with Sir Tony Robinson

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:30

Join us for an evening with the much-loved actor, presenter and author, Sir Tony Robinson and Rob Wilkins will be here to start the whole thing off.

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2016-03-09 18:30:00 to 2016-03-09 20:00:0009Mar2016

An evening with Gambling Archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

The Salisbury Museum is thrilled to welcome award-winning comedian, author, world record holder and gambling archaeologist, Tim FitzHigham for an evening of amazing anecdotes.

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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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2015-07-19 14:30:00 to 2015-07-19 15:30:0019Jul2015

Alice Roberts, in conversation with John Farren

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 15:30 to 16:30

If like us, documentaries on archaeology, history and science are your passion, don’t miss this opportunity to get a glimpse behind the camera from two pillars of documentary television.

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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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2013-02-02 00:00:00 to 2013-05-10 23:00:0002Feb2013

A World in Fragments: mosaics by Robert Field

Saturday, February 2, 2013 to Saturday, May 11, 2013

A World in Fragments will display the diverse output and wide-ranging themes Robert Field has undertaken as a mosaicist.

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2020-03-31 09:00:00 to 2020-04-02 14:00:0031Mar2020

A Tale of Two Cities: Old Sarum and New - Archaeology Taster Days at Hudson's Field

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 10:00 to Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 15:00

We are very sorry to announce that the taster days have been cancelled. We hope to reschedule them at a later date.



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2009-03-14 00:00:00 to 2009-03-15 00:00:0014Mar2009

A Saxon Invasion

Saturday, March 14, 2009 to Sunday, March 15, 2009

Watch history come to life as the Museum is invaded by Saxon warriors.

Hands-on activities and creative workshops, to be confirmed.

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For Families
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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2009-08-23 18:00:0023Aug2009

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Sunday, August 23, 2009 - 19:00

Sunday 23 August, garden opens 5.00 pm, performance starts 7.00 pm.

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For Families
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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2018-06-21 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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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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2018-07-04 17:30:00 to 2018-07-04 19:00:0004Jul2018

A Forgotten Golden Age? Painting in Britain 1900 - 1950

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 18:30 to 20:00

For a long time, British art of the early 20th century has been perceived as provincial and insufficiently modern. Not anymore.

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2010-10-12 18:30:0012Oct2010

A Day in the Life: a Master Gunner on the Mary Rose

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Julie Gardiner, Wessex Archaeology.

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2014-05-27 09:00:00 to 2014-05-27 15:00:0027May2014

A Day at the Circus

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 10:00 to 16:00

Enter the world of the circus with its carousels and clowns and enjoy a day of circus-themed arts & crafts.


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For Families
2010-11-09 19:30:0009Nov2010

A Celtic feast: the tale of the Chiseldon cauldrons

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 19:30

A talk by Dr Andrew Fitzpatrick, Head of Communications, Wessex Archaeology.

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