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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12:00 am, Sunday, 01 March, 2015
Art Competition and Exhibition - entries invited from anyone born or living in Wiltshire. Prizes awarded in junior and adult categories.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 01 April, 2015
Two sessions - 11am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3pm. Booking essential.
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11:00 am, Wednesday, 08 April, 2015
Robot demonstration by John Girvan, plus ...
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LECTURE: Suffused with a Golden Glow: casting light on the Early Bronze Age gold of Wessex and Britain
2:30 pm, Saturday, 11 April, 2015
A Saturday afternoon lecture by Stuart Needham, about the Leverhulme funded Project.
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YOUNG WANHS: Dinosaurs and Fossils
10:15 am, Saturday, 11 April, 2015
Handle and record fossils and bones, becopme a natural history detective with our investigative activities and ...
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CONFERENCE: Archaeology in Wiltshire Conference 2015
Saturday, 18 April, 2015
The third Archaeology in Wiltshire Conference is being held on Saturday 18 April 2015 - UNESCO World Heritage Day. JUST CONFIRMED! New speaker - Vince Gaffney - University of Bradford - The Stoneh...
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OWN CAR OUTING: Archaeology Walk on Salisbury Plain. SOLD OUT
2:00 pm, Saturday, 25 April, 2015
An archaeological walk within the Salisbury Plain military training area lead by former County Archaeologist Roy Canham who has an intimate knowledge of the area and sites to be visited. This walk of...
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OUTING: Walking the Dead: Exploring the Stonehenge Ceremonial Landscape
10:30 am, Saturday, 02 May, 2015
A guided tour of the amazing collections of the Wiltshire Museum, followed by a guided walk from Durrington Walls to Stonehenge. This full day tour will be led by Museum Director, David Dawson.
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LECTURE SERIES: A Beginner's Guide to the Middle Ages
3:00 pm, Tuesday, 05 May, 2015
A 6 week afternoon course, plus a field trip, by Gillian Kenny. The terms 'Middle Ages' and 'Medieval' are often used to imply backwardness or the inability to progress. In reality, the truth abo...
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FREE LECTURE: The Archaeology of the Bay of Naples - a free lecture
2:30 pm, Saturday, 09 May, 2015
by Peter Berridge. This lecture is free and open to all
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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: for kids only!
7:30 am, Friday, 15 May, 2015
What happens in the Museum after all the Curator's have gone home? Explore the Museum by torchlight and join our Saxon warrior who will bring the Museum to life ... Don't forget your torch! Suitab...
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WORKSHOP: Neolithic Flint Axes
10:30 am, Saturday, 16 May, 2015
Come and learn the art of making a Neolithic axe from flintknapper James Dilley, then have a go yourself! Book NOW - TWO PLACES REMAINING.
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OWN CAR OUTING: Turner's Wessex
4:00 pm, Thursday, 28 May, 2015
A guided tour of Turner's viewpoints in Salisbury Cathedral and Close, followed by a private view of the blockbuster Turner exhibition at Salisbury Museum.
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OWN CAR OUTING: Fonthill Bishop
6:00 pm, Tuesday, 16 June, 2015
An evening walk of 3-1/2 to 4 miles (about two hours) looking at the geology, scenery and village of the area, led by Isobel Geddes.
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COACH OUTING: Dulwich Picture Gallery
8:00 am, Saturday, 27 June, 2015
An all day outing to the Dulwich Picture Gallery to include a guided tour of the Ravilious exhibition. There will also be ...
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OWN CAR OUTING: Frome Town Walk
2:00 pm, Saturday, 25 July, 2015
A guided afternoon walk around this fascinating and historic market town.
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AFTERNOON WALK: Lockeridge and Fyfield - geology, scenery and village walk led by Isobel Geddes
2:00 pm, Saturday, 08 August, 2015
An afternoon walk in the Kennet Valley, including a visit to the field of sarsen stones at Lockeridge Dene, a look at building materials used in the local houses and a strenuous walk (although rewarde...
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12:00 am, Monday, 05 October, 2015
The Society has arranged for Andante Travel of Salisbury to organise a private trip for the members of WANHS, Salisbury and Dorchester Museums.
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