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Half Term Family Activities

Half Term Family Activities

Gargoyle Masks – Family Drop-in Monday 16 February, 10.30 – 11.30am Medieval stonework is full of funny faces and strange beasts. Join Jane to create a mask inspired by medieval gothic imagery. Cost: £1.50 or free for season ticket holders. Suitable for ages 3 and above.   Stretchy Scribes – Family Drop-in Tuesday 17 February, … Continue reading

Two Genres

Two Genres

Exhibition by David Durston, 10 January – 8 February. The exhibition entitled, ‘Two Genres’ makes reference to the dual strands, developed in parallel, in more recent works – abstract and figurative. Painting techniques, from both styles, have served to inform each other resulting in the production of vibrant images. People familiar with Durston’s work may … Continue reading

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 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