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  • The Medieval World In Colour Loading...
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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.

  • Portable Antiquities Scheme Loading...
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    Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 18 April - 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. 

  • 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. 

  • Dancing Through Time Loading...
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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.

  • Movies at the Museum Loading...
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    Movies at the Museum

    Saturday 20 May

    Join us for an unforgettable evening of family fun, complete with free popcorn. Craft activities in the Museum from 5pm, and film screening of Night at the Museum (2006) from 6pm. 

  • Ancient Craft: Glass Fusion Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Glass Fusion

    Saturday 27 May

    Join Ali from smARTsy for an introduction to the stunning art of glass fusion. 

  • Half Term Drop-In Workshops Loading...
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    Half Term Drop-In Workshops

    Tuesday 30 May - Friday 02 June

    Hands-on craft activities exploring colour in all its glory! From medieval calligraphy to stained glass window-making, there will be something for every child to get creative with.

  • Ancient Craft: Embroidered Medieval Beasties Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Embroidered Medieval Beasties

    Saturday 03 June

    Join Tanya Bentham for this one-day workshop and create your own embroidered medieval beastie, using the technique employed for the Bayeux tapestry.

  • Colour in the Medieval World: Identity, Economy and Society, C.AD 600-1450 Loading...
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    Colour in the Medieval World: Identity, Economy and Society, C.AD 600-1450

    Wednesday 07 June

    This lecture will explore how colours can be used as windows on the world of the Middle Ages.