Lakeside Arts
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Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries exhibition

Big Discovery Weekend

Saturday 18 June - Sunday 19 June
Learning Studio

Children & Families
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Saturday 18 June, 10am-4pm
Sunday 19 June, 12noon-4pm
Admission free
Suitable for all the family

In the final weekend of the Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries exhibition, join us for a weekend of free drop-in craft activities inspired by the stories behind the objects on display.

Come and enjoy your own journey of discovery exploring the fascinating heritage and artefacts of Ancient Iraq. The activities are created by University of Nottingham students and are suitable for all the family.


Sunday 19 June, 12noon-1pm, 1.30-2.30pm & 3-4pm
Free, but booking required

Come and create a clay treasure to take home inspired by the Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries exhibition with artist Shamila Chady.


a child's hands holding clay

Image above: Face of the Demon Humbaba; fired clay; Abu Haba, Iraq; 1800 -1600BC. Copyright: The Trustees of the British Museum