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September 2019

Gods, Priests and Worshippers in Roman Britain

Thu 26 September , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Sacred Brittania Book

This talk explores the way in which Britannia adjusted to the new Roman religious cults and ritual practices brought in by the army and others from the Classical world, as Britain became a Roman province. Britons by no means accepted the Roman pantheon wholesale. The island had a vibrant spiritual arena of its own, led by the powerful guild of Druids. The results of cultural interaction between British and Roman religion were varied, and included antagonism, acceptance and mutual change.…

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Beeswax Wraps

Thu 26 September , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£8 - £10
Craft activity

An evening creating in a calm environment with refreshments and social chat. We all know it – plastic is bad for the environment. Come along and craft these eco-friendly and entirely practical cling film alternatives for sandwiches cakes and other edibles. Bring a bottle or flask of coffee to toast Mother Earth!

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Fisherman’s Friends

Sat 28 September , 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
£4.95 - £5.80
Fisherman's Friends

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Daniel Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy).

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Fisherman’s Friends

Sun 29 September , 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
£4.95 - £5.80
Fisherman's Friends

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Daniel Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy).

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October 2019

Children’s Pumpkin Trail

Tue 1 October , 10:00 am - Sat 9 November , 5:00 pm
£1.50
Pumpkin Trail

Take part in our seasonal Pumpkin Trail this half term. We invite younger children to find the pumpkins hidden around the museum and older children who find them will answer questions relating to the spooky season. Once complete, children claim their prize at the end. Cost: £1.50 per child, includes a prize

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Don Giovani

Tue 8 October , 6:45 pm - 10:15 pm
£15 - £17
Don Giovani Royal Opera House Live

Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger… and retribution! This Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart’s masterpiece, which follows Don Giovanni, the women he serially seduces, and the vengeance that finally catches up with him. The opera is renowned for its ever-shifting portrayals of complex characters, fast-moving action and mix of the comic and the heartfelt. A cast of international singers under conductor Hartmut Haenchen perform the glorious arias and ensembles of this opera favourite.

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Don Pasquale

Thu 24 October , 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
£15 - £17
DON PASQUALE

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man, who’s supposed young wife runs rings around him with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind, has long delighted and surprised audience. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporary the characters still are and how immediate and touching the story remains.

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Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt

Sat 26 October , 10:00 am - Sun 3 November , 5:00 pm
Where's Wally Big Museum Hunt

Join the search for Wally with your family at Corinium Museum this half term. We’re part of the national Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt, organised by Kids in Museums and Walker Books, to celebrate the release of the new Where’s Wally? book, Double Trouble at the Museum. Can you find Wally in our collections? Pick up an activity sheet and get a special sticker if you do! Included in admission

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Death and the Afterlife in Roman Corinium

Sat 26 October , 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Mercury statue

Join Dr Valija Evalds on a walk through the gallery, discussing objects related to death and burial, and exploring belief, practice, and superstition in Roman Cirencester. Children 7 and above are welcome with an adult. Booking recommended

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Rocketman

Sat 26 October , 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
£4.95 - £5.80
Rocketman

'Rocketman' is an epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard. Cert: 15

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