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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Monday, 24 October, 2016
Winter Opening Times - OPEN Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm) from Sunday 27 November 2016 to Monday 6 February 2017. CLOSED Sundays and Mondays during that period (except for schoo...
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EXHIBITION: Yesterdays
10:00 am, Thursday, 15 December, 2016
An exhibition of photographs, news articles and artefacts from the archive of the Gazette & Herald Open from 15 December 2016 until the end of February 2017
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EXHIBITION: Fantastic Fossils - Fun for all the Family
Saturday, 24 December, 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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Devizes Ghost Walk with John Girvan
7:00 pm, Friday, 27 January, 2017
A Ghost Walk around Devizes with John Girvan. Dowse the Gallows site - if you dare! 7pm Friday 27 January 2017. Meet at the Market Cross in the Market Place, Devizes. Adult 5.50; Children 3.50
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TOUR: Members Tour
10:30 am, Saturday, 28 January, 2017
An opportunity for Members, especially new Members, to explore the Museum. The tour is led by David Dawson, the Director. As a special bonus, hot drinks and delicious cakes will be on sale in the...
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WINTER WARMER: Coffee, Cake and Chat!
10:30 am, Saturday, 28 January, 2017
Hot drinks and delicious cake for sale organised by volunteer Netta Hemmins and her helpers as a fundraiser for the Museum, including a table top stall. Netta plans to make this a regular session. ...
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LECTURE: ALMOST SOLD OUT Finding Beaker People with Mike Parker Pearson
2:30 pm, Saturday, 04 February, 2017
A Saturday afternoon lecture by Mike Parker Pearson at the Town Hall, Devizes
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HALF TERM ACTIVITIES: Egyptian Gods & Goddesses
Wednesday, 15 February, 2017
Painting - Clay - Hieroglyphics plus Masks for younger children 5 per child per session - Suitable for Age 11 and Under
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LECTURE SERIES: Sources for Local and Family Historians
2:00 pm, Saturday, 18 February, 2017
The first of a series of workshops by Stuart A Raymond, the other dates are 6 May and 3 June 2017. Book all three for 30 non-members (20 WANHS members) or individually per workshop 12 non-members ...
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LECTURE: A Teapot from the Roof of the World
2:30 pm, Saturday, 25 February, 2017
Merton and Annie Russell-Cotes created a lavish home, art gallery and museum in a dream house on a cliff-top, overlooking the sea. Then they sealed it in time, and gave it to the future.
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LECTURE: Tunnel Under Devizes
2:30 pm, Saturday, 04 March, 2017
Talk by John Girvan with Project Engineer Graham Vanstone. Find out about the sewer tunnel under Devizes including footage of the 'Mole' excavating a new tunnel in 1988.
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10:00 am, Monday, 06 March, 2017
Born in or living in Wiltshire? Then why not enter the Oexmann Art Competition - entries welcome from all ages and prizes awarded.
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10:00 am, Saturday, 01 April, 2017
The 5th Annual one-day conference highlighting the latest Archaeological research and news from Wiltshire. Organised by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society and it's Wiltshire Arch...
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FUNDRAISING LECTURE: Sir David Hempleman-Adams
7:30 pm, Friday, 07 April, 2017
We are delighted to confirm that explorer Sir David Hempleman-Adams, the present High Sheriff of Wiltshire, will be speaking at the Town Hall, Devizes about some of his life's experiences.
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