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January 2020

Anglo-Saxons

January 21, 2020 , 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Saxons

James discusses the most richly furnished Anglo-Saxon grave ever found in Gloucestershire along with other Saxon highlights from the store. This talk will include the actual human remains from grave 18 of Butler’s Field Anglo-Saxon cemetery. Booking recommended

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February 2020

Introduction to Prehistoric Rock Art

February 6, 2020 , 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
gotherington ring stone

Would it surprise you to hear there is rock art in the Costwolds? Not elaborate cave paintings but stones carved with symbols dating back to the Neolithic period. Emma will present rock art found across the British Isles, exploring its meaning and purpose, and finish with a look at some rare local discoveries. Booking recommended

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Battle of Britain 80th Anniversary

February 27, 2020 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25

2020 commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Join John Smith in his lecture recalling the courage, backgrounds and bravery of the pilots who took on the mighty Luftwaffe in their Spitfires and Hurricanes. John will outline the battle where the 'few', against all odds, changed the course of the Second World War. John Smith is a re-enactor and historian with a special interest in military history.

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March 2020

Romans: Behind the Scenes

March 11, 2020 , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resource Centre Northleach, Fosse Way
Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH
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£6.25 - £7.25

Discover the Roman secrets of the Corinium Museum reserve store in this special behind the scenes event featuring architectural stonework, pottery, and animal and human remains from the Roman town of Corinium. Museum Resource Centre, Northleach

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Cotswold Peculiars

March 18, 2020 , 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Shoe

With two days to go before the first day of spring, come and explore the more curious aspects of the Cotswolds in the museum’s collections. Cheese-rolling and sack races, folk dancers and fiddlers, lucky things and seasonal customs, in this talk we’ll poke about in the more unusual corners of the Corinium Museum’s reserve collection. There’s more to the folk life of the Cotswolds than you might think.

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Tudor Homes and Gardens

March 26, 2020 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Tudor Seal

Tudor houses, surrounded by their gardens have always been looked on as picturesque but how were they built and how were they used and decorated? We look at records in the way of inventories and wills which give us insight into the Tudor home and discover what was common place in the Tudor garden and why. Cherry Hubbard is an engaging museum professional, interpreting social and domestic history with much experience in public. Her specialist areas are the Tudor and…

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April 2020

Romans: Behind the Scenes

April 29, 2020 , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resource Centre Northleach, Fosse Way
Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH
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£6.25 - £7.25

Discover the Roman secrets of the Corinium Museum reserve store in this special behind the scenes event featuring architectural stonework, pottery, and animal and human remains from the Roman town of Corinium. Museum Resource Centre, Northleach

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