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2019-07-13 09:00:00 to 2019-07-14 16:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology 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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2016-03-17 18:30:00 to 2016-03-17 20:00:0017Mar2016

Soaring Sounds - The Music of Salisbury Cathedral

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

What are the differences between the voices of girls and boys? How do you train a choir? What music is especially suited to Salisbury Cathedral?

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2016-09-27 13:00:00 to 2016-09-27 15:00:0027Sep2016

Fundraising Event Members Outing: A Salisbury Trio - Church House, Hemingsby and The Wren Hall

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 14:00 to 16:00

The custodians of three notable buildings are allowing us to visit their properties.

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2015-11-18 10:15:0018Nov2015

Lino Block Printing: Three session workshop with Wendy Barber and Rachel Sargent

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 10:15

Artist Wendy Barber, who was Hinchcliffe’s partner and worked with him for 30 years, together with Rachel Sargent, will lead this three-session workshop in the art of lino block printing.

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2019-07-12 23:00:0013Jul2019

Festival of Archaeology: Meet the Author - Nicola Ford

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your chance to meet the author Nicola Ford, who will be in the Mini Marquee on the back lawn at 11.30am and 1.30pm on the first day of the Festival of Archae

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2017-03-01 18:30:00 to 2017-03-01 20:00:0001Mar2017

Beer and Cheese: A tutored beer tasting with Simon Jackson

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00

Fundraising Event

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2016-04-06 17:30:00 to 2016-04-06 19:00:0006Apr2016

Lady M. Sex, Smallpox and the Salisbury Connection: A talk by Mary South

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 18:30 to 20:00

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu –known in her time as Lady M. - spent her childhood in West Dean. Married to our Turkish Ambassador, her candid letters home caused a stir in the 18th century.

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2015-07-18 15:00:00 to 2015-07-18 16:00:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life.’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00

The second sitting of revealing and entertaining insights from famous archaeologists.

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2015-07-18 09:30:00 to 2015-07-18 10:30:0018Jul2015

“If only they could talk” … the archaeological analysis of human bone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30

Talk by Jacqueline McKinley, Senior Osteoarchaeologist, Wessex Archaeology

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2015-07-18 11:00:00 to 2015-07-18 12:00:0018Jul2015

The Grey Friars project: the identification of the remains of King Richard III

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 12:00 to 13:00

Talk by Dr Turi King, Lecturer in Genetics and Archaeology, University of Leicester

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2015-07-18 13:30:00 to 2015-07-18 14:30:0018Jul2015

‘An Object that Changed my Life’

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 14:30 to 15:30

A rare opportunity to hear about life changing discoveries and their influence on these famous broadcasters of archaeology.

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2015-07-19 12:30:00 to 2015-07-19 13:30:0019Jul2015

Farming the past: behind the scenes in Edwardian, Victorian and Wartime Farms

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 13:30 to 14:30

Talk by Alex Langlands

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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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2016-07-22 23:00:0023Jul2016

Phil’s Dig

Saturday, July 23, 2016

New this year is a live dig led by well-known archaeologist, Dr Phil Harding, ‘Phil’s Dig’ is a special chance to see archaeology in action. 

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2016-07-23 09:30:00 to 2016-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2016

What’s in a name? Surnames, genetics and family history by Dr Turi King

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 10:30 to 11:30

Family history research has recently been given a helping hand in the form of genetic genealogy.

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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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2016-07-22 23:00:00 to 2016-07-23 23:00:0023Jul2016

Festival of Archaeology Showground

Saturday, July 23, 2016 to Sunday, July 24, 2016
The grounds of the museum will be packed with archaeology, living history and heritage stands.
 
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2016-07-23 15:00:00 to 2016-07-23 16:00:0023Jul2016

The Stonehenge hidden landscape project by Prof Vincent Gaffney

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:00 to 17:00

This lecture will reveal some of the many new discoveries made during one of the largest and most detailed geophysical surveys of the landscape around Stonehenge and explain their significance for

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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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2016-07-24 10:30:00 to 2016-07-24 11:30:0024Jul2016

Mapping Hidden Landscapes: Geophysics in archaeology by Dr Henry Chapman

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:30 to 12:30

Even without digging, geophysics enables us to see the archaeology beneath the ground surface.

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