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Roman Women

This blog post by Charlotte Heath (Roman Society Work Experience Placement) takes a look at the role of Roman women based on evidence from the Corinium Museum collection.

Bird Watching in the Museum

From prehistoric owl brooches to 1940s bird hats the Museum's collections are full of our feathered friends. Through this series of blogs we will explore the different depictions of birds in the museum. Why they were so important in history and what they can tell us about life in the past.

The storming of Cirencester in 1643

Novelist Cindy Jefferies was born and brought up in Cirencester. Writing as Cynthia Jefferies she already has one book out, The Outrageous Fortune of Abel Morgan and her follow up to that will be another novel set in the C17th. On the 6th December she came to research the storming of Cirencester in 1643.

Funeral Helms

This guest blog is written by Mary Oliver. Mary visited the Corinium Museum Collection as a researcher and has kindly written this post about Funeral Helms from the Cotswold area.

Happy Birthday Corinium Museum

This year Corinium Museum celebrates being 80 years old! Customer Advisor Tania Boulton takes a look at the history of the museum from its opening in 1938 to the present day.