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Corinium Poetry Competition

Corinium Poetry Competition

Now open for entries! The Corinium Museum is running a poetry competition. We are looking for poems of up to 40 lines inspired by an object displayed or theme interpreted at the museum. With many thousands of years of archaeological history on display, there is a lot to inspire you from Palaeolithic axe heads to … Continue reading

New Evening Lecture

New Evening Lecture

Recollections of Imperial Rome in Anglo-Saxon Art by Amy Jeffs . Join us for our next evening lecture on Thursday 27 November, 7- 8.30pm. When the Anglo-Saxons first arrived on Britain’s shores, legends of the Roman Empire were nourished by encounters with ruined ‘works of giants.’ At the same time, pockets of Roman cultural legacy … Continue reading

Christmas Fair Cotswold Crafts

Christmas Fair Cotswold Crafts

5 December – 20 December. The Corinium Museum is hosting a special craft fair in the run up to the Christmas period. We’re inviting people to browse, explore or purchase traditional, local, handmade crafts under the back drop of the museum’s beautiful Roman mosaics in our Hare gallery. The craft fair will have a traditional … Continue reading

New Roman Displays

New Roman Displays

Exciting new Roman finds are on permanent display at  Corinium Museum. Visitors to the museum will be among the first to view incredible artefacts from excavations of the western cemetery of Corinium (Roman Cirencester). It is the most significant Roman cemetery investigation in the town since the early 1970s. Objects include a rare 2nd century … Continue reading

Gold Award Winning Romans App

Gold Award Winning Romans App

The Corinium Museum Romans App has won the prestigious Gold Digital Impact Award 2013 for the Best use of Digital in the Public Sector. ‘Romans’ brings the sites and objects of Roman Cirencester or Corinium Dobunorum together in a way that has never been possible before. Corinium was the second largest town in Roman Britain … Continue reading