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2017-05-11 17:30:00 to 2017-05-11 19:00:0011May2017

An English Arcadia: Edith Olivier and Rex Whistler in Wiltshire - A talk by Anna Thomasson

Thursday, May 11, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Whistler was 19 and a rising star of the art world when he met Olivier, a 51-year-old spinster, in 1925. Together, they embarked on a friendship that would transform their lives.

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2017-06-29 17:30:00 to 2017-06-29 19:00:0029Jun2017

Between Avebury and Stonehenge: The Vale of Pewsey Project - A talk by Dr Jim Leary

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

This talk will provide an overview of recent archaeological investigations in the Vale of Pewsey in Wiltshire.

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2017-06-22 17:30:00 to 2017-06-22 19:00:0022Jun2017

Eric Ravilious: Downland Man - A talk by James Russell

Thursday, June 22, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Eric Ravilious was only 39 when he died on active service as a war artist in 1942, yet he had already achieved amazing things.

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2017-07-22 12:30:00 to 2017-07-22 13:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Chris Wakefield 'Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
13:30 to 14:30

In August 2015 the Cambridge Archaeological Unit began excavation of a Bronze Age Settlement.

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2017-07-23 11:00:00 to 2017-07-23 12:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham 'The Lost Gatehouse'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
12:00 to 13:00

A rough sketch from 1799 and an intriguing mark on a geophysical survey have Phil and Lorraine once again digging live for us at the festival.

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2017-07-23 14:00:00 to 2017-07-23 15:00:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Francis Pryor 'Stonehenge: The Story of a Sacred Landscape'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
15:00 to 16:00

This talk will be about the people who built Stonehenge and monuments like it right across Britain.

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2017-07-23 09:30:00 to 2017-07-23 10:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Garry Momber from the Maritime Archaeological Trust

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

Director of the Maritime Archaeology Trust, Garry Momber will be introducing us to some of the fascinating projects carried out around Britain’s historic coastline, taking the festival off terra-f

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2017-07-21 17:30:00 to 2017-07-21 19:00:0021Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Jeremy Deller chaired by Mike Pitts

Friday, July 21, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

Turner Prize winner Jeremy Deller will be at the festival to discuss his fascination with both recent and ancient history.

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2017-07-23 12:30:00 to 2017-07-23 13:30:0023Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Kate Adie with Richard Osgood 'History Before her Eyes'

Sunday, July 23, 2017 -
13:30 to 14:30

Archaeologists can spend their careers reconstructing historic moments. Kate Adie’s career has seen numerous dramatic historic moments occur with her own eyes.

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2017-07-22 14:00:00 to 2017-07-22 15:00:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Peter Ginn and Dr Alex Langlands

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
15:00 to 16:00

Peter and Alex trained together as archaeologists and since then have become familiar faces in television history documentaries, presenting often in a very hands on way.

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2017-07-22 09:30:00 to 2017-07-22 10:30:0022Jul2017

Festival of Archaeology Talks: Prof Roberta Gilchrist 'Glastonbury Abbey: Archaeology and Legend'

Saturday, July 22, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

This lecture reveals some key findings from archaeological excavations that took place at Glastonbury Abbey from 1904 to 1979.

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2017-05-25 17:30:00 to 2017-05-25 19:00:0025May2017

Rock Art: Prehistoric Art in the Prehistoric Landscape - A talk by Professor Richard Bradley

Thursday, May 25, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

In this talk, Professor Richard Bradley will look at the practice of carving what look like abstract designs, at significant points in the British landscape.

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2017-07-06 17:30:00 to 2017-07-06 19:00:0006Jul2017

The Draw of the Ancient Landscape - A talk with Anna and Patrick Dillon

Thursday, July 6, 2017 -
18:30 to 20:00

The landscape of the Wessex Chalklands with its prehistoric monuments is a frequent theme in Modernist British painting, notably through the work of Paul Nash, Eric Ravilious and John Piper.

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