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May 2019

Museum Highlights Guided Tour

Tue 28 May , 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and Fates

Discover the Corinium collection on our guided tours, which highlight archaeological objects and explore different themes. No need to book. Tours should last no more than 30 minutes. A perfect way to complement a visit to the Museum. Included in Admission

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Museum Highlights Guided Tour

Thu 30 May , 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Atrium with large mosaic

Discover the Corinium collection on our guided tours, which highlight archaeological objects and explore different themes. No need to book. Tours should last no more than 30 minutes. A perfect way to complement a visit to the Museum. Included in Admission

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WW1 Prisoner of War Camps Evening Lecture

Thu 30 May , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
WW1 Prisoner of War Camps

In Gloucestershire POWs were used in shipyards, quarries and in agriculture: twenty POW camps were opened, including at Cirencester. This illustrated lecture by Dr Colin R Chapman describes the background to the WW1 POW system, with particular reference to Gloucestershire, and commemorates the true ending of WW1 - the Versailles Peace Treaty of 26 June 1919.

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June 2019

Museum Highlights Guided Tour

Sat 1 June , 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and Fates

Discover the Corinium collection on our guided tours, which highlight archaeological objects and explore different themes. No need to book. Tours should last no more than 30 minutes. A perfect way to complement a visit to the Museum. Included in Admission

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Mrs Trinder’s Screen

Wed 5 June , 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Trinder screen

Join us to hear about one of the hidden treasures of our social history reserve collection: Mrs Trinder’s screen. Made sometime in the late nineteenth century, this three-fold screen, decorated in decoupage, is a riot of images. This talk will give us an opportunity to look closely at this fabulous object and see what it tells us about, not only the lady, but the time in which it was created. Booking recommended

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Roman Cirencester Town Walk

Tue 18 June , 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Roman Cirencester

The remains of the ancient Roman town of Corinium lie underneath our feet as we walk around Cirencester. Join museum Director, Amanda Hart as she discusses the archaeology and key discoveries that point to this being one of the most vibrant and wealthy towns in Roman Britain. The walk lasts 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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Votes for Women Town Walk

Thu 20 June , 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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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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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