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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.


WINTER OPENING TIMES
10:00 am, Saturday, 19 December, 2015
We are open six days a week:- * Tuesday - Saturday - 10-5 * Sunday - noon to 4pm
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EXHIBITION: FIBS AND FIBULAE - A Touring Exhibition from Leasingstede Museum
Tuesday, 19 January, 2016
Ever heard of a Leaf Rustler, a Hen Chafer or a Mould Foxer? These are among strange and surprising artefacts from an imaginary folk museum, which have recently gone on display at Wiltshire Museum,...
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YOUNG WANHS - February
10:15 am, Saturday, 13 February, 2016
The theme this month is Romans and Rabbits. Activities for 7 to 14 year olds.
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HALF-TERM HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Wednesday, 17 February, 2016
Signs of Spring - art and craft activities for under 11s.
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NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: for kids only!
7:00 pm, Friday, 19 February, 2016
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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LECTURE: Later Prehistoric Feasting in Wiltshire and Beyond
2:30 pm, Saturday, 20 February, 2016
This talk by Richard Madgwick of Cardiff University will showcase recent research on animal remains from later prehistoric middens in Wiltshire and beyond. Cutting edge scientific techniques including...
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LECTURE: Guardians of the Past or Looters? Connoisseurship, Collecting and the Trade in Antiquities
2:30 pm, Saturday, 05 March, 2016
This talk by James Ede falls into two parts. The first deals with the revival of interest in the ancient world, the history of collecting (some of it scandalous) and the foundation of museums. The sec...
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TOUR: New members tour
10:30 am, Saturday, 05 March, 2016
An opportunity to find out more about your Society and its Museum! Led by David Dawson, the Director.
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YOUNG WANHS - March
Saturday, 12 March, 2016
What's in my Museum? Activities for 7 to 14 year olds.
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LECTURE: Landscapes of Governance: Moots and Meeting Places in Anglo-Saxon England
2:30 pm, Saturday, 12 March, 2016
Stuart Brookes of the Institute of Archaeology at University College, London, will be giving an overview of a three-year interdisciplinary research project bringing archaeology, place-names and writte...
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OWN CAR OUTING: Dent's Glove Factory
10:00 am, Tuesday, 15 March, 2016
Only a few tickets remaining! This visit to the Dents Factory Museum includes a tour and a demonstration.
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EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES - 30 March
Wednesday, 30 March, 2016
Art and Craft activities for under 11s on Wednesdays during the Easter holidays. Two sessions per day: 11.00am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.00pm.
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EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES - 6 April
Wednesday, 06 April, 2016
Art and Craft activities for under 11s on Wednesdays during the Easter holidays. Two sessions per day: 11.00am-12.30pm and 1.30-3.00pm.
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LECTURE: MAMUZ Exhibition and the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project
2:30 pm, Saturday, 09 April, 2016
Archaeologist and broadcaster Julian Richards is guest Curator of an exhibition opening in March 2016 at the MAMUZ Museum, near Vienna. The exhibition features the lastest research results from the St...
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CONFERENCE : ARCHAEOLOGY IN WILTSHIRE 2016
Saturday, 16 April, 2016
The 4th Annual one-day conference highlighting the latest Archaeological research and news from Wiltshire.
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OUTING: Walking the Dead: Exploring the Stonehenge Ceremonial Landscape
10:30 am, Thursday, 28 April, 2016
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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WALK: Imber, led by Roy Canham
Saturday, 30 April, 2016
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.
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OUTING: Walking the Dead: Exploring the Stonehenge Ceremonial Landscape
10:30 am, Saturday, 21 May, 2016
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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TOUR: EXCAVATING A NEOLITHIC HENGE - Marden Henge and the Wiltshire Museum
Friday, 01 July, 2016
Marden Henge is the third 'super-henge' in Wiltshire, alongside Stonehenge and Avebury. In July 2016 there is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about prehistory and these enigmatic henges befor...
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CONFERENCE: Roads and Transport - the 2016 Industrial Archaeology Conference
Saturday, 29 October, 2016
The theme for this year's Industrial Archaeology Conference is Roads and Transport.
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