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22 events
  • 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.

  • 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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    Portable Antiquities Scheme

    Tuesday 16 May - 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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    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 - Fully Booked Loading...
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    Ancient Craft: Glass Fusion - Fully Booked

    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.

  • Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction Session - Medieval Coins Loading...
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    Help the Museum Curate its Coins: Introduction Session - Medieval Coins

    Saturday 17 June

    In this sessions you will get an introduction to the Museum and what goes on behind the scenes, information about coins from the medieval period, and the chance to handle and identify coins from the museum collection.

  • Dinosaurs of China Loading...
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    Dinosaurs of China

    Saturday 01 July - Sunday 29 October

    We're thrilled to welcome the Dilophosaurus and an Alxasaurus to Lakeside as part of a world exclusive exhibition of Feathered dinosaurs.