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ArchFest 18

ArchFest is nearly here! The sun is shining and it may well be set fair for the weekend of 21, 22 July.

Salisbury and the museum are OPEN. We have an excellent programme of speakers, numerous exhibitors and living history groups, some old friends and some new, and it is an excellent weekend for children, as many of you know. There will be food, music, famous historical novelist Lindsey Davis, Phil’s Dig and Alex Langlands to talk to about the Old Sarum excavations.

Tickets for talks can be booked on-line at http://www.salisburymuseum.org.uk, all at only £8 :

Saturday 21 July 10.30 – 11.30 Dr Ellen Royrvik ‘Are You a Viking?’

Saturday 21 July 12.00 – 13.00 Lindsey Davis ‘The Historical Novelist Talks’

Saturday 21 July 13.30 – 14.30 Richard Osgood ‘Operation Nightingale’s Search for the WWI MkII Tanks at Bullecourt’

Saturday 21 July 15.00 – 16.00 Alex Hildred ‘Henry VIII’s Mary Rose – Workplace, Home, Tomb’

Sunday 22 July 10.30 – 11.30 Nathalie Barrett ‘Model Approaches to Landscapes’ (Pitt-Rivers records)

Sunday 22 July 12.00 – 13.00 Dr Loe and Prof Cox ‘Uncovering the Fallen’ (recovery of WWI soldiers in France)

Sunday 22 July 13.30 – 14.30 Dr Phil Harding and Lorraine Mepham on the Dig

Sunday 22 Juky 15.00 – 16.00 Dr David Roberts ‘Historic England Fieldwork..Stonehenge..’

Thank you to all who have volunteered to help over the weekend.