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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EXHIBITION: Traces, a photographic exploration of the prehistory of the British Isles as it is seen in todayís landscape
10:00 am, Saturday, 13 June, 2015
The exhibition combines the panoramic views captured by professional photographer Steve Speller with beaker ceramics and prints made by Alison Milner.
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EXHIBITION: Devizes Camera Club
Sunday, 13 September, 2015
The Devizes Camera Club Biennial Print Exhibition is taking place at Wiltshire Museum between 13 September and 11 October 2015.
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OUTING: Walking the Dead: Exploring the Stonehenge Ceremonial Landscape
10:30 am, Saturday, 19 September, 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: An Introduction to Ancient Egypt
2:30 pm, Thursday, 01 October, 2015
Organised and run by the WEA (Workers' Educational Association) this course will be led by John Billman and take place in the lecture hall at Wiltshire Museum.
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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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YOUNG WANHS: Saxons and Vikings
10:15 am, Saturday, 10 October, 2015
Come along and take part - quiz, games, replica weapons and artefacts. * PLEASE NOTE: the date for this event has been updated from 12 September to 10 October.
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LECTURE: The Other Side of the Roadshow
7:00 pm, Wednesday, 21 October, 2015
by Andy McConnell. In this light-hearted talk, Andy looks back over his career spanning his days as a 1970s Hollywood-based rock journalist to his current role as the glass specialist on BBC TVís Anti...
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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: for kids only!
7:00 pm, Friday, 30 October, 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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9:30 am, Saturday, 31 October, 2015
The Biennial Industrial Archaeology Symposium with talks on a variety of topics.
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LECTURE: The Wiltshire Regiment Through the Ages
2:30 pm, Saturday, 07 November, 2015
A Saturday afternoon lecture by Michael Cornwell.
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LECTURE: Old Stones, New ideas: Sourcing the Stonehenge Bluestones
2:30 pm, Saturday, 21 November, 2015
A Saturday afternoon lecture by Richard Bevins.
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LECTURE: Wiltshire From Above
2:30 pm, Saturday, 05 December, 2015
An illustrated lecture by Katy Whitaker, flying you through the amazing story of a pioneering and dare-devil aerial photography firm that took off at the end of the First World War.
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LECTURE: Into the Spotlight: Confessions of a Flint Knapper
2:30 pm, Saturday, 12 December, 2015
Everyone enjoys a good story. This presentation will aim to tell short stories of three people, from widely different periods of time and placing those people in the spotlight - supplemented by the c...
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