Wiltshire Museum Events



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What's On

What's OnThe Wiltshire Museum runs a series of popular events, ranging from lectures, walks, outings and conferences to family events and holiday activities for children.

These are listed below, and you can book many of the events online before all the tickets sell out!

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Fantastic Fossils - a Fun Exhibition for all the Family
Saturday, 23 July, 2016
Could you be a paleontologist? Come and see our fantastic fossil collection, learn about dinosaurs found in Wiltshire and discover what it was like during the Ice Age.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 27 July, 2016
Come along and make longships, rune necklaces, Troll braid bracelets.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 03 August, 2016
Come along and create dragon and knight puppets, paint shields and decorate golden goblets.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 10 August, 2016
Come along and paint Greek Olympic scenes on terracotta, make wreaths and inscribe a clay discus.
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MEMBERS TOUR: Durrington Walls
2:00 pm, Thursday, 11 August, 2016
SOLD OUT. With Mike Parker Pearson. A tour of the current excavations.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Come along and make maps and pirate hats and your own treasure chest to fill with wonderful treasure.
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WALK: Dinton-Nadder Valley Landscape
2:00 pm, Saturday, 20 August, 2016
A circular walk led by Isobel Geddes of the National Trust parkland at Dinton, mills on the Nadder, views from the ridge of the Iron Age Chiselbury Camp and the military badges at Fovant.
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Pimm's Party and Auction of Promises
2:00 pm, Saturday, 20 August, 2016
Summer Pimm's Party and Silent Auction of Promises. Organised by Omnes ad Unum Devizes to support St John's Church and the Wiltshire Museum.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 24 August, 2016
Come along and design your own individual bag with a summer theme, using fabric paints and pens, create a summery mobile and make a jelly fish!
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 31 August, 2016
Come along and create an underwater themed diorama, your own fossils and prehistoric sea creatures. You can also add sea creatures to our underwater scene which will be displayed in our Fossils exhibi...
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YOUNG WANHS: September - visit to Mother Anthony's Well
10:15 am, Saturday, 03 September, 2016
A visit to the dig site.
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SATURDAY LECTURE: Exploring Avebury
2:30 pm, Saturday, 24 September, 2016
An illustrated talk by Steve Marshall.
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LECTURE: Finding Pitt-Rivers Project
2:30 pm, Saturday, 01 October, 2016
By Jane Ellis-Scchon, Project Curator at Salisbury Museum
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YOUNG WANHS: October - Pottery
10:15 am, Saturday, 08 October, 2016
Rosamund Cleal, Curator of the Alexander Keiller Museum in Avebury will be coming along to give a talk all about her pet subject .... Pottery.
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CONFERENCE: The history of roads and the vehicles that travelled on them
Saturday, 29 October, 2016
The theme for this year's Industrial Archaeology Conference is Roads and Transport.
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LECTURE: Roman Antikythera Shipwreck
2:30 pm, Saturday, 03 December, 2016
Searching, finding, survey and excavation. By Phil Short
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