Discovery Zone

Behind the Scenes 1 23.07.2015

Cotswold Costume Collection

Wednesday 12 April, 11 – 12.30

Our Collections Team will be giving you the opportunity to have a close up look at some of our wonderful costume collection that is not usually on display. These include everyday outfits, military uniforms and outfits for special occasions.

Included in Admission

 

Abbey Artefacts

Wednesday 19 April, 11-12pm

As part of the Abbey 900 festival, we are bringing some of the artefacts from the 1960s excavation out of storage for this handling event. Come and see what it feels like to hold a piece of the Abbey.

Included in admission

 

Mother Goddesses

Monday 29 May, 11-12.30pm

The cult of the Mother Goddesses was one of the most popular cults in Corinium, join Heather for a close up look at some exquisite statues depicting the fertility Goddesses.

Included in admission

 

Become an Archaeologist

Monday 24 July, 11-12.30pm

Have a go at digging for real Roman artefacts from our collection, drawing and trying to identify them.

Included in admission

 

Become an Archaeologist

Thursday 27 July, 2-3.30pm

Have a go at digging for real Roman artefacts from our collection, drawing and trying to identify them.

Included in admission

 

Medieval Abbey Heraldry

Thursday 17 August, 11-12.30pm

Join James to take a look at the heraldic devices of the medieval period. Explore their meanings and examine collections that bear the arms and armour of medieval families.

Included in admission