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May 2018

Roman Military with John Smith

Thu 31 May , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£6 - £7
John Smith Evening Lecture

An evening lecture exploring the Roman Army and their campaign in Britain. Military historian John Smith will explore archaeological evidence of Roman military equipment through re-enactment and how this translates into creating a picture of the Roman soldier. John Smith has been involved in archaeology for 40 years and worked at two Roman Villas - Rockbourne, near Fordingbridge and Bignor in Sussex where he was Curator for 3 years. His special area is the Roman Army, particularly in the West…

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June 2018

Discover the Archaeology of the Cotswolds

Thu 7 June , 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£6 - £7
Discover the archaeology of the Cotswolds

Join Alison at a talk which will detail the Stone Age to Corinium Project. Hear how the Prehistory galleries will be transformed into an inspirational space with stunning gallery displays, digital technologies and a new learning centre.   The Prehistory galleries of the Corinium Museums are to be transformed during the Stone Age to Corinium Project. Join Dr. Alison Brookes, Collections Development Officer, to explore how the new space will inspire and engage visitors with the archaeology of the Cotswolds.…

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Dr Valija Evalds – What Are They Wearing?

Thu 28 June , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£6 - £7
John Coxwell

What Are They Wearing? Dr. Valija Evalds explores images of cloth and clothing on medieval and renaissance artefacts in the Corinium Museum Collection. Abbot’s mitres and renaissance ruffs often look exaggerated to the modern eye, as do the shapes of medieval and renaissance bodies. And why would a merchant like John Coxwell wear so much black? Dr Evalds asks what the artists meant to convey when they depicted garments, and what the contemporary audience understood when they saw it.  Valija…

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July 2018

Discovery to Display

Sat 21 July , 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£12 - £15
Cockerel Figurine

A ‘Discovery to Display’ day excursion to find out about current archaeological processes from excavation, to processing the archaeology, and then to final museum deposition and display. The day will include a tour of the Cotswold Archaeology Office in Kemble to hear about recent excavations and take a look at how finds are processed. Then to the Corinium Museum Resource Centre in Northleach where the museum team will explain the next stage of the process and finally on to the…

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Adult Drawing Workshop

Mon 23 July , 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£12 - £15
Adult Drawing Workshop

Join us to draw some real Roman and Prehistoric artefacts. Drawing material is provided but feel free to bring your own. This is a relaxed and friendly workshop with guidance if needed. Image credit: Luigi Martin Bianco Booking recommended

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A Tale of Two Hoards

Thu 26 July , 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£6 - £7
dog hoard

Join Kurt Adams finds liaison officer for Gloucestershire, to hear the tale of two remarkable Roman hoards. First the Thornbury coin hoard which features over 11,000 Roman coins then the amazing dog hoard which features a unique standing dog statuette. Kurt will discuss how these hoards were found, how they have benefited their local museum and most importantly how they have shed new light on to the archaeology of the area.   Booking recommended

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September 2018

Martin Jones – Tales from a Civil Engineer

Thu 27 September , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Corinium Museum, Park Street
Cirencester, GL72BX United Kingdom
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£6 - £7
Kip Cirencester Print

2018 sees The Institution of Civil Engineers celebrating its 200th Anniversary. From Brunel’s railways to Thomas Telford’s bridges, Civil Engineering has had a huge impact on our landscape and our lives. Join Martin Jones to hear about the life of a Civil Engineer and about the engineering masterminds that inspired him.

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