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  • Ancient Craft: Viking Wire Bracelets Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Viking Wire Bracelets

    Saturday 11 March

    Learn the ancient craft of wire weaving and create a beautiful Viking bracelet to take home and treasure.

  • Ancient Craft: Viking Wire Bracelets ages 16+ - Sold out Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Viking Wire Bracelets ages 16+ - Sold out

    Saturday 11 March

    Learn the ancient craft of wire weaving.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins - Advanced Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins - Advanced

    Saturday 11 March

    Are you interested in ancient coins? Do you want to discover how museums look after their collections? 

  • Beauty and Personal Adornment in the Ancient World Loading...
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    Beauty and Personal Adornment in the Ancient World

    Saturday 18 March

    An interactive talk and handling session to explore beauty and adornment practices in the ancient world.

  • Gods, Giants, Monsters & Beasts Loading...
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    Gods, Giants, Monsters & Beasts

    Saturday 18 March

    In this workshop, participants will look at some of the mythical creatures that adorn Samian pottery and draw their own mythical beings.

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    Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 21 March - Tuesday 19 September

    The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) is a DCMS-funded project to encourage the voluntary recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. 

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    The Medieval World In Colour

    Saturday 01 April - Sunday 18 June

    Explore the medieval world through the colours used and encountered in everyday life. Illuminating the medieval world in a rich spectrum, this unique temporary exhibition paints the vibrant twin worlds of secular and religious life.

  • Easter Drop-In Workshops Loading...
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    Easter Drop-In Workshops

    Tuesday 04 April - Thursday 13 April

    Six great activity days themed around Prehistory for children and families.Make your own woolly mammoth mask, string a Prehistoric seashell necklace, or create your own cave painting.

  • Ancient Craft: Cold Process Soap Making Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Cold Process Soap Making

    Saturday 08 April

    Soapology Studio teaches the art of cold process soap making using 100%
    natural ingredients and traditional techniques.

  • Church, Market and Social Life: A Perspective from Recent Excavations and Survey at Lenton Priory Loading...
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    Church, Market and Social Life: A Perspective from Recent Excavations and Survey at Lenton Priory

    Wednesday 26 April

    This talk will discuss the results of the recent archaeological excavations and survey at Lenton Priory, Nottingham.

  • Cuneiform! The World's Most Horrible Writing Loading...
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    Cuneiform! The World's Most Horrible Writing

    Thursday 11 May

    This illustrated talk will look at ancient cuneiform writing, supposedly dead and intimidating, but in reality a window on the real life of the ancient Sumerians, Assyrians and Babylonians. 

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    Dancing Through Time

    Saturday 20 May

    Put on your dancing shoes, step through the ages, and join our tutors, Giada and Lewys, for a historical dance class. Participants will have the chance to learn and perform dances from the 14th, 16th and 17th centuries.