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  • Viking Kitchen Loading...
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    Viking Kitchen

    Thursday 22 February

    Meet our Viking woman as she goes about her business, dramatically telling stories.

  • Make a Viking Shield Loading...
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    Make a Viking Shield

    Thursday 22 February

    Create your own wooden shield with runes and knotwork designs.

  • Viking Storytelling Loading...
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    Viking Storytelling

    Friday 23 February

    Immerse yourselves in the drama of Viking tales with storyteller Paul Goldsmith as he conjures up vivid images from Norse myths and legends.

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    Ancient Crafts: Viking Embroidery

    Saturday 24 February

    Join Tanya Bentham of Threads of Time as she shows you how to make your own piece of beautiful Viking embroidery using traditional methods and techniques.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Sessions Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Advanced Sessions

    Saturday 03 March

    Discover how museums look after their ancient coin collections; find out about the coins in the Museum collections and have a go at some of the activities which museum curators undertake to care for, identify and research their objects.

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    Archaeology NOW: The Road to Qatna

    Thursday 05 April

    The Development of Syrian Archaeology: This lecture charts the history of archaeological research in Syria.

  • Ancient Craft: Stone Carving Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

    Saturday 14 April

    Join Alan Micklethwaite, former Head Carver of Lincoln Cathedral, to be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and principles of stone carving, and work to complete a decorative carved relief motif in stone. 

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    Archaeology NOW: Burials, pots and kilns

    Wednesday 16 May

    Recent excavation of prehistoric and Roman Newark: join Adam Tinsley to hear about the recent work undertaken by Oxford Archaeology North in Newark.

  • Archaeology NOW: The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians Loading...
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    Archaeology NOW: The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians

    Wednesday 13 June

    The story behind the British Museum BP exhibition Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia With Dr St John Simpson, Assistant Keeper, Ancient Iran and Arabia, Middle East Department, British Museum.