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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.


EXHIBITION: SPOIL HEAP
Saturday, 08 July, 2017
Excavations at Marden Henge are now in their final year, and a group of art students from the University of Reading are exhibiting work they have created in response to the archaeology of Marden Henge...
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SPOIL HEAP: Art Film Screening
2:00 pm, Saturday, 29 July, 2017
Art Film Screenings 2 - 4pm Saturday 29th July and 12 – 2 pm Saturday 2nd September The film screening will feature a selection of specially curated films ranging from documentary and cine-poems...
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EXHIBITION & SALE OF WORK: by Wendy Trinder, BSc, FSBA, SWA
12:00 pm, Sunday, 30 July, 2017
An exhibition and sale of works by Wendy Trinder. Open 12 noon - 4pm. Light Refreshments. Wendy started painting in 1977 in Philips House, Dinton with Edward Wesson, Tom Coates and John Yar...
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SUMMER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES: July & August
Wednesday, 02 August, 2017
On-line bookings have now closed but spaces can still be booked via the Museum Shop 01380 727369. Pre-booking essential. Our activity sessions are very popular and fill up quickly! Wiltshire Museu...
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WALK: Adam's Grave & Alton Barnes White Horse
6:30 pm, Thursday, 03 August, 2017
An evening walk led by Museum Director, David Dawson, meeting at Pewsey Downs Car Park, North Wessex Downs AONB, Marlborough SN8 4JX Visit Adam's Grave and Alton Barnes white horse with its stunnin...
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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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WALK: West Kennet Longbarrow
6:30 pm, Thursday, 24 August, 2017
An evening walk, meeting at Gunsite Road, West Kennett - led by David Dawson
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SPOIL HEAP: Art Film Screening
12:00 pm, Saturday, 02 September, 2017
Art Film Screenings 2 - 4pm Saturday 29th July and 12 – 2 pm Saturday 2nd September The film screening will feature a selection of specially curated films ranging from documentary and cine-poems...
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YOUNG WANHS : Visit to East Farm
10:15 am, Saturday, 09 September, 2017
Young WANHS is our Saturday morning club for 7-14 year olds interested in history, archaeology and natural history. The sessions are usually held on the second Saturday of the month at the Museum 10....
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EXHIBITION: Devizes Camera Club
Monday, 11 September, 2017
Devizes Camera Club Biennial Print Exhibition until Sunday 8 October 2017. Devizes Camera Club Website (opens in a new window)
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TOUR: Salisbury Plain at War
10:30 am, Friday, 15 September, 2017
Tour of the Museum, followed by a light lunch and guided walk on Salisbury Plain led by Richard Broadhead
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LECTURE: A Medieval Guide to Sex - Dr Gillian Kenny
2:30 pm, Saturday, 23 September, 2017
How attitudes towards falling in love, sexual activities, contraception and the ending of relationships both differed and were sometimes surprisingly similar to those in today's world. Dr Gillian...
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TOUR: STONEHENGE LANDSCAPE Walking the Dead
10:30 am, Saturday, 30 September, 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: Wor Barrow - Dr Mike Allen
2:30 pm, Saturday, 07 October, 2017
Wor Barrow is an iconic Neolithic barrow excavated by General Pitt Rivers (the father of modern archaeology) in 1893-4. 100 years later, recent research led by Mike Allen on the archive, the human bon...
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AGM of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
2:30 pm, Saturday, 14 October, 2017
The Annual General Meeting of the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (WANHS), Charity No. 1080096, Company Limited by Guarantee 3885649, will take place on Saturday 14 October at 2.3...
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YOUNG WANHS: Post Excavation Session
10:15 am, Saturday, 14 October, 2017
Young WANHS is our Saturday morning club for 7-14 year olds interested in history, archaeology and natural history. The sessions are usually held on the second Saturday of the month at the Museum 10....
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
9:30 am, Saturday, 28 October, 2017
PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY 09.30 Registration 10.00 Chairman’s Introduction - Mike Stone 10.05 Food Production in North Wiltshire 1660-1960 (Mike Stone) 10.50 Coffee 11.10 Bus Services in...
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LECTURE: Bronze Age amber spacer artefacts in Britain & Europe
2:30 pm, Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Lecture with Kate Verkooijen - tracking the connections between Wessex, Mycenae and Central Europe.
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YOUNG WANHS : Egyptian Discoveries
10:15 am, Saturday, 11 November, 2017
Young WANHS is our Saturday morning club for 7-14 year olds interested in history, archaeology and natural history. The sessions are usually held on the second Saturday of the month at the Museum 10....
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LECTURE: Winds and Words of War - Allison Hays Lane
2:30 pm, Saturday, 18 November, 2017
The San Antonio Public Library and San Antonio Public Library Foundation own a collection of WW1 propaganda prints and posters, which are on a two year tour of Europe. We are the only UK exhibition v...
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