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Museum: Roman Pottery Making- Sold Out

This event has now sold out, Please contact the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list These classes are run by crafts-people who undertake experimental archaeological work to try and understand how objects were made and used in the past. Roman Pottery Making Adult Session: Samian Ware, one of the most well-known types of Roman pottery found in Britain was also the most industrialised type, formed in moulds on production lines using technology not seen again in Britain until the Industrial Revolution. Participants will learn about Samian Pottery with Graham Taylor from Potted History and handle original sherds and full sized replicas. Using replica tools and moulds, every participant will make their own Samian Ware pot. Children's Session: Participants will learn about the different types of Roman pottery, see a demonstration of a Roman potter's wheel and have the opportunity to create their own Roman Head Pot. To book, please contact the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.