Afternoon Talks

To book please telephone 01285 655611 or call into the Corinium Museum.

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Recent Excavations at Lechlade

Dr Alison Brookes

Thursday 1 February, 2.30-4pm

Lechlade and the surrounding area have been a focus of archaeological investigation, during the last 20 years, revealing a rich and diverse Prehistoric landscape. Join Alison in the latest of her series of talks on excavations in the Cotswolds. The talk will explore the discoveries made across the area including those from Memorial Hall, Gassons Road and Sherborne House to name a few. There will be an opportunity to see the archive and finds from the excavations.

Cost: £6.75 per adult, £5.75 for season ticket holders
Booking recommended

 

English Gothic

Tim Porter

Thursday 8 February, 2-4pm

Gothic is the most perfect fusion of art and engineering that’s ever been devised. England had its own version, reaching across eight centuries from the wonders of Wells and Salisbury, to the glorious works of Pugin and Scott. English Gothic even has its place in the 21st century.

Cost: £6.75 per adult, £5.75 for season ticket holders
Booking recommended

 

The Medieval Forest

Tim Porter

Thursday 8 March, 2-4pm

The romances of Robin Hood give us one version of the Forest, but the reality is even more intriguing. This talk is a tour through the medieval greenwood – its landscapes, inhabitants and savage laws. A surprising amount survives, including beautiful artworks and buildings, much of it on our doorstep.

Cost: £6.75 per adult, £5.75 for season ticket holders
Booking recommended

 

Military Tombstones in Roman Britain

Heather Dawson

Thursday 12 April, 2-3pm

Military tombstones can provide a great insight in to the lives of the buried and the practices of the Roman army. This talk will examine tombstones from the museum collections as well as looking at examples from across the country. We will decipher the inscriptions and iconography to reveal their fascinating stories.

Cost: £6.75 per adult, £5.75 for season ticket holders
Booking recommended