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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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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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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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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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2012-12-15 00:00:0015Dec2012

The Magic of Christmas

Saturday, December 15, 2012

The Magic of Christmas. A festive extravaganza at The King's House launches a week* of free entry to Salisbury Museum in the run-up to Christmas.

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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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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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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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2019-01-19 00:00:00 to 2019-05-03 23:00:0019Jan2019

The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 - 1919

Saturday, January 19, 2019 to Saturday, May 4, 2019

This exhibition provides an overview of the rise of photography in Salisbury during the first decade or so of the medium’s existence up to the end of the First World War.

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2019-05-02 17:30:00 to 2019-05-02 19:00:0002May2019

The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 - 1919: A talk by Anthony Hamber

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:00

Anthony Hamber is an independent photographic historian who curated The Origins of Photography in Salisbury 1839 – 1919 exhibition at the museum.

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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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2016-07-23 11:00:00 to 2016-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2016

The Personal Voice: The archaeology of Ancient Egyptian poetry by Prof Richard Parkinson

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

From chat-up lines to royal tragedies, the poems of the Middle Kingdom display a remarkable range of style and tone, and are characterised by a strikingly personal voice.

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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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2014-01-14 19:30:0014Jan2014

The Romano-British cemeteries at Amesbury Down

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 19:30

This talk is by Jackie McKinley from Wessex Archaeology, who is one of the foremost human bone specialists in the country and is well known from her appearances on Channel 4's Time team.

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2011-02-23 10:30:00 to 2011-02-23 15:30:0023Feb2011

The Romans Day

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 10:30 to 15:30

Take part in a real Roman challenge. Working in teams, families will build a mini Iron Age hill fort and their own crazy catapults.

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For Families
2015-08-08 09:00:00 to 2015-08-08 16:00:0008Aug2015

The Salisbury Fringe at the Museum Part One: Meet the Objects

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00 to 17:00

Come to the Salisbury Museum to find inspiration from the collections and then write something amazing!

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2014-11-17 18:30:0017Nov2014

The Salisbury Magna Carta in Context

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 18:30

A talk by Professor David Carpenter.

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2015-02-21 18:00:00 to 2015-02-21 20:00:0021Feb2015

The Salisbury Spoon: an evening with silversmith Steve Wager

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00

Silversmith Steve Wager will be coming from his workshop in Hatton Garden to demonstrate his silversmithing skills.

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2012-11-05 20:45:0005Nov2012

The Saxons Day

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 20:45

Drop in and come face to face with the past. Meet a Saxon Warrior and discover what life was like in the dark ages. Lots of free hands-on activities like making your own beads and brooch.

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For Families
2012-02-14 19:30:0014Feb2012

The Sepia Gentlemen of File 106

Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 19:30

A lecture by Andrew J. Lawson.

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