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.
This talk will discuss the results of the recent archaeological excavations and survey at Lenton Priory, Nottingham.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Ali from smARTsy for an introduction to the stunning art of glass fusion.
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.
Join Tanya Bentham for this one-day workshop and create your own embroidered medieval beastie, using the technique employed for the Bayeux tapestry.
This lecture will explore how colours can be used as windows on the world of the Middle Ages.
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.
We're thrilled to welcome the Dilophosaurus and an Alxasaurus to Lakeside as part of a world exclusive exhibition of Feathered dinosaurs.