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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!

If you would like to keep in touch with our latest news and events, then please sign up to our monthly e-newsletter.


EASTER & MAY BANK HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES 2017
Monday, 13 March, 2017
Bank Holiday opening times may vary.
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SPRING SOCIAL: Coffee, Cake and Chat!
10:30 am, Saturday, 25 March, 2017
Hot drinks and delicious cake for sale organised by volunteer Netta Hemmins and her helpers as a fundraiser for the Museum. On Saturday 25 March there will be the usual table top stall PLUS second ha...
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Interested in Wiltshire and its past? Come to an informal event to find out more
10:30 am, Saturday, 25 March, 2017
The Wiltshire Museum in Devizes has outstanding collections of national and local importance. Run by a charity founded in 1853 we are examining exciting new opportunities and are seeking new trustees...
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Devizes Taster Tours for English Tourism Week 2017
10:45 am, Monday, 27 March, 2017
2 special tours of Devizes to celebrate English Tourism Week. A chance to find out about welcoming visitors to our town!
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CONFERENCE: (FULLY BOOKED) ARCHAEOLOGY IN WILTSHIRE 2017
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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OEXMANN ART EXHIBITION
Sunday, 02 April, 2017
Exhibition of entries to the Oexmann Art Competition.
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FUNDRAISING LECTURE: Sir David Hempleman-Adams
7:30 pm, Friday, 07 April, 2017
The Polar Ocean Challenge - a fundraising lecture for the Wiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Society.
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APRIL YOUNG WANHS: Pottery & Ceramics
10:15 am, Saturday, 08 April, 2017
Young WANHS is a club for 7-14 year olds interested in history, archaeology and natural history. Held the second Saturday of the month usually 10.15am to 12.15pm at the Museum. In April Young WANH...
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POTTERY WORKSHOP & PAPER PLATES
1:00 pm, Saturday, 08 April, 2017
The Poole Pottery Flying Boat dish has landed safely and is on display at the Wiltshire Museum! We're the latest port of call for this artefact from Poole Museum touring as part of the Wessex Museum ...
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EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017
Make Easter bunting, chicks and Easter baskets
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EASTER OPENING TIMES 2017
Friday, 14 April, 2017
Bank Holiday opening times may vary.
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HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: COLOURFUL TEXTILES
Wednesday, 19 April, 2017
Colourful textiles and felt-making: bookmarks, pictures and plaited bracelets
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TOUR: STONEHENGE LANDSCAPE Walking the Dead
10:00 am, Friday, 21 April, 2017
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: The Ecology and Biodiversity of the Salisbury Plain by Tony Rowlands
2:30 pm, Saturday, 22 April, 2017
The talk will introduce the remarkable ecology and biodiversity of the Salisbury Plain, concentrating on the military training area. The talk will present a holistic view of the ecology of the Plain f...
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MAY BANK HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES 2017
Monday, 01 May, 2017
Bank Holiday opening times may vary.
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LECTURE SERIES: Sources for Local and Family Historians
2:00 pm, Saturday, 06 May, 2017
The second of a series of workshops by Stuart A Raymond, the other date is 3 June 2017. Cost per workshop 12 non-members (10 WANHS members)
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LECTURE: British Art: Ancient Landscapes by Professor Sam Smiles
7:30 pm, Thursday, 11 May, 2017
This lecture will introduce the exhibition curated by Professor Sam Smiles at Salisbury Museum. The British landscape has been a continual inspiration to artists across the centuries, particularly th...
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MAY YOUNG WANHS
Saturday, 13 May, 2017
Young WANHS is a club for 7-14 year olds interested in history, archaeology and natural history. Held the second Saturday of the month usually 10.15am to 12.15pm at the Museum. Want to know more? ...
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MEMBERS EVENT: Private View British Art:Ancient Landscapes
6:30 pm, Thursday, 18 May, 2017
A private view at Salisbury Museum of this major exhibition curated by Professor Sam Smiles, with drinks and nibbles in the King's Room. An opportunity to view the work of some of the greatest names ...
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TOUR: STONEHENGE LANDSCAPE Walking the Dead
Saturday, 20 May, 2017
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: The Making of Prehistoric Wiltshire
7:30 pm, Thursday, 15 June, 2017
Lecture and book launch with David Field, David McOmish and Steve Speller
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WALK: Bratton Castle & Westbury White Horse landscape
6:30 pm, Tuesday, 20 June, 2017
A 3.25 mile (2 - 2.5 hour) walk led by Isobel Geddes (along footpaths, tracks & lanes) around Bratton Castle, the hill-fort above Westbury white horse, including the springs by Bratton Church (steep h...
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WALK: East Knoyle and Windmill Hill
2:00 pm, Saturday, 19 August, 2017
A 4 mile (3 hour) walk led by Isobel Geddes (along footpaths, tracks & lanes) looking at geology, landscape and building stones. The varied geology with steeply dipping rocks makes the terrain hilly b...
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
9:30 am, Saturday, 28 October, 2017
The Biennial Industrial Archaeology Symposium with talks on a variety of topics. Final programme of speakers to be confirmed shortly.
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