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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YOUNG WANHS: May
10:15 am, Saturday, 14 May, 2016
Details are still being finalised - but hopefully this will be an outing.
EXHIBITION: Wiltshire's Story in 100 Objects: featuring the Lacock Cup
10:00 am, Monday, 16 May, 2016
For the first time the Museum will be showcasing an object from a national Museum - the Lacock Cup. It will form the centrepiece of the Museum's hosting of the exhibition Wiltshire's Story in 100 ...
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.
TOUR: New members tour
10:30 am, Friday, 27 May, 2016
An opportunity to find out more about your Society and its Museum! Led by David Dawson, the Director.
HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: Amazing Artefacts
11:00 am, Wednesday, 01 June, 2016
Suitable for 10 and under. Be inspired by our Wiltshire's Story in 100 objects exhibition and make your own replicas.
YOUNG WANHS: June
10:15 am, Wednesday, 01 June, 2016
Activities for 7 to 14 year olds. Activity details are being finalised.
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...
FILM AND TALK: The Battle of the Somme
7:30 pm, Friday, 01 July, 2016
Richard Boradhead will provide a commentaty to the iconic 1916 film "The Battle of the Somme", released just a month after the start of the battle. He will explain the background to the film, tell som...
OUTING: Members visit to Marden Henge excavations
2:30 pm, Wednesday, 20 July, 2016
Visit to the excavations at Marden Henge for WANHS Members only. Members may wish to have lunch at the Millstream pub in Marden from 1pm.
WALK: Ecology of the Salisbury Plain Training Area
2:30 pm, Sunday, 24 July, 2016
A unique opportunity to visit a part of the Salisbury Plain Training Area (Centre) that is permanently closed to the public. The walk will be led by Tony Rowlands with an entomologist and an archaeol...
MEMBERS TOUR: Durrington Walls
2:00 pm, Thursday, 11 August, 2016
with Mike Parker Pearson. A tour of the current excavations.
WALK: Dinton-Nadder Valley Landscape
2:00 pm, Saturday, 20 August, 2016
A circular walk led by Isobel Geddes of the National Trust parkland at Dinton, mills on the Nadder, views from the ridge of the Iron Age Chiselbury Camp and the military badges at Fovant.
LECTURE: Finding Pitt-Rivers Project
2:30 pm, Saturday, 01 October, 2016
By Jane Ellis-Scchon, Project Curator at Salisbury Museum
CONFERENCE: The history of roads and the vehicles that travelled on them
Saturday, 29 October, 2016
The theme for this year's Industrial Archaeology Conference is Roads and Transport.
LECTURE: Roman Antikythera Shipwreck
2:30 pm, Saturday, 03 December, 2016
Searching, finding, survey and excavation. By Phil Short
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