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October 2019

Museum Highlights Guided Tour

October 30, 2019 , 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and Fates

Discover the Corinium collection on our guided tours, highlighting archaeological objects and 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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Haunted Cirencester

October 30, 2019 , 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Cricklade Street, Cirencester

A tour around the town exploring haunted stories and ghostly happenings associated with some of the historic buildings in Cirencester. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please wear suitable footwear as we will be walking on hard terrain.

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Haunted Cirencester

October 30, 2019 , 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Cricklade Street, Cirencester

A tour around the town exploring haunted stories and ghostly happenings associated with some of the historic buildings in Cirencester. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please wear suitable footwear as we will be walking on hard terrain. Booking recommended

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Haunted Cirencester

October 31, 2019 , 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Walking the Past: Cirencester

A tour around the town exploring haunted stories and ghostly happenings associated with some of the historic buildings in Cirencester. Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes. Please wear suitable footwear as we will be walking on hard terrain.

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November 2019

Museum Highlights Guided Tour

November 1, 2019 , 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Gods, Goddesses, Spirits and Fates

Discover the Corinium collection on our guided tours, highlighting archaeological objects and 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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Exploring Orpheus

November 7, 2019 , 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Orpheus

Orpheus features in mosaic art across the Roman Empire but who was he and what did he represent? Why did Roman citizens of wealth and status choose to adorn their homes with images of Orpheus? Join Emma for an afternoon presentation followed by group discussion about this man of myth and magical ability. Booking recommended

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Rural Crafts of the Cotswolds

November 20, 2019 , 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Resource Centre Northleach, Fosse Way
Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH
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£6.25 - £7.25
Rural Crafts

From tools once used by thatchers and hurdle makers, to photographs of hedge layers and Blacksmiths, our reserve collections reveal the craft & skills once common sights in the Cotswolds. After a tour of the Resource Centre, we will take a closer look at objects and photographs from the collection that evoke the rural crafts of the past. Museum Resource Centre, Northleach

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Clash of Empires: Rome vs. Macedon

November 28, 2019 , 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
£6.25 - £7.25
Clash

Everyone knows of Julius Caesar, the emperors, the gladiators and the legions but few are aware of the pivotal clash between Rome and Greece in the late third century BC, a war that lasted just three years. Kane will shine a spotlight on the little-known events of 200-197 BC. Ben Kane’s passion for history has taken him to more than 60 countries. He has walked hundreds of miles in Roman military gear and learned much about Roman life along the…

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January 2020

Anglo-Saxons

Tue 21 January , 2:30 pm - 3:30 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

Thu 6 February , 2:30 pm - 3:30 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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