Mick Rae, Rob Abbott and their friend Dave were detecting in a field in the Vale of Pewsey in October 2014 when they came across a hoard of eight metal vessels - including a cauldron and four small pans from weighing scales.
Wiltshire Museum – which displays treasures from Avebury, Stonehenge, and further afield – is currently based in a former grammar school and two adjoining Georgian town houses in Long Street,
In July journalist Christopher McGrath came to the White Horse Bookshop to talk about his first book: Mr Darley's Arabian (2016, John Murray). For anyone interested in history or racing - or both - it is a fascinating read:
Stonehenge and Avebury became one of the first seven sites across the globe to be awarded World Heritage Site status by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1986.
Amateur archaeologist Paul Daw spent 18 days mapping the neolithic site between September 2013 and July last year, using metal dowsing rods, as well as his experience of building and
"How could very good, committed and able civil and military public servants not be rewarded with greater success for the United Kingdom in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?" That was the question retired major general Christopher Elliott set out to answer in his book High Command -
If you are an avid and discerning collector of government policy consultations here's a very rare one indeed - it includes references to Henry III of England, Marlborough Castle and some very, very old laws.
- Band of Brothers collection to be digitised following £30,000 lottery grant
- Revealed: how the skills of the king’s Sergeant Plumber prepared the way for a massive mansion at Bedwyn Brail
- Did our ancestors get it wrong and create Silbury and Avebury to mark the source of the Thames?
- Exciting archaeological finds from the second year’s dig at Avebury’s West Kennet Avenue
- Plenty of men in uniform, but no need to fear the parking wardens on Civil War weekend
- Evidence of hauntings at the Merchant's House - or is it just the wonky walls?
- Wolf Hall: one of the Marlborough area’s missing tourist attractions
- More secrets of Silbury Hill revealed in the book of the 2007-2008 excavations
- Avebury dig in the West Kennet Avenue uncovers evidence of very early occupation
- Steam buffs and petrolheads make tracks for rally
- “Bluebeard” Henry VIII who hunted in Savernake Forest comes under the Hilary Mantel lash
- Mayor to lay wreath on blue plaque to commemorate Civil War siege of Marlborough
- A model of Marlborough’s past saved for the future
- Marlborough’s own Dad’s Army is brought back to memorable life
- 11.11.2011 brings back to life the Armistice tragedy of a family’s missing grandfather
- The Marlborough Mound’s past is suddenly longer – will its future be longer too?
- Marlborough in 1986 – a little history from BBC’s Domesday project and Mayor Fogg
- An historic moment to celebrate Marlborough’s jewel in the High Street