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June 2019

Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt

Thu 27 June , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
June Evening Lecture

Ancient Egypt is famous for tombs, pyramids and an unusually elaborate treatment of the dead. Come and join us for an introduction to ancient Egyptian religion and burial customs. We’ll explore Egyptian collections of the Corinium Museum and the Bristol Museum & Art Gallery. What can objects tell us about ancient Egyptian religious beliefs and funerary practices? Maiken Mosleth King is currently undertaking a PhD in Egyptology at the University of Bristol. Booking Recommended

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Map Coasters

Thu 27 June , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£8 - £10
Cirencester map

Bring a friend and your own beverage – leave with a set of custom made coasters and a smile on your face. This is a new series of evening sessions where adults can meet up informally to try their hand at a bit of craft and enjoy a social evening. All materials and instruction provided. Booking recommended

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July 2019
Civil War Walk

Cirencester in the Civil War Town Walk

Tue 16 July , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ian Thomas will lead a walk around the town bringing to life the ‘storming of Cirencester’ in 1643. See where events unfolded and consider the significance of Cirencester in the English Civil War. The walk will explore the town centre, the Abbey Grounds and Cirencester Park and will last no more than an hour. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain coat! Meet at the museum. Booking recommended Limited to 10 people.

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Recent Excavations in the North Cotswolds

Thu 18 July , 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Recent Excavations in the North Cotswolds

We appologise but this event is unfortunatly cancelled.  Join Alison at a talk to explore the fascinating archaeological discoveries of the North Cotswolds. The lecture will focus on settlements and the ceremonial landscape of Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold and surrounding area from recent excavations. There will also be an opportunity to see finds from the excavations some of which will be incorporated into the new Prehistory gallery displays. Booking recommended Festival of Archaeology Event

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Medieval Cirencester Town Walk

Wed 24 July , 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Medieval Cirencester

Monks, merchants and mud! Cotswold sheep were some of the best in Europe, and their fleeces were sent all over Europe in the middle ages. The proceeds made fortunes, built a lavish parish church, underwrote a hospital, and supported markets, inns and shops. Join Valija to experience medieval Cirencester: from sacred splendours to squalid streets on this walking tour. Lasts an hour. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain coat! Booking recommended Limited to 10 people.

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Roman Bones Afternoon Talk

Thu 25 July , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Tombstone

An afternoon talk offering a special opportunity to examine up close, a selection of human remains from the Roman and Saxon period. Learn about the techniques to identify gender, age, and health. No archaeological experience necessary. Not suitable for children. Booking recommended

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Roman Cirencester Town Walk

Tue 30 July , 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Roman Cirencester

A walk discovering Cirencester’s Roman heritage beneath your feet. Join Amanda for a tour of the town exploring archaeological discoveries and hearing about the development of Corinium. 1 hour. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain coat! Meet at the museum. Booking recommended Limited to 10 people.

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August 2019

Colour in the Roman World

Thu 8 August , 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25

In the ancient world, pigments used in dyes and paints varied tremendously in cost. The colour of people’s walls and clothing could show a great deal about their status, and how they rated particular events or guests. Join us Dr Valija Evalds to explore the sources and meanings of colour in the Roman world.

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Interpreting Corinium’s Mosaics

Tue 20 August , 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Interpreting Corinium's Mosaics

Over 90 mosaics have been discovered in the rich Roman town of Corinium. Join Emma to explore the interpretation of Corinium Museum’s incredible mosaic collection. She will discuss the design and mythology represented on the Roman mosaics on display. The talk will end with a rare look at some of the paintings and sketches of mosaics from the Museum archive. Booking recommended

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Votes for Women Town Walk

Wed 28 August , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
£6.25 - £7.25
Mrs Pankhurst

Join Sue Jones and see where Mrs. Pankhurst was photographed on her visit to the town. Sue will lead people on a journey of women’s suffrage and explore the stories of the battles faced by local women who were fighting for the vote. Walk lasts no more than an hour. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a rain coat! Meet at the museum. Booking recommended Limited to 15 people.

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