What’s on

Find theatre, classical & chamber music, world, folk & jazz gigs, live comedy, dance performances, children's shows, free talks and workshops, as well as our visual art exhibitions and museum programme below.

6 events
  • Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery Loading...
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    Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery

    Tuesday 15 October - Sunday 05 January

    This exhibition will look at the different types of human figures displayed on medieval pottery including the famous Face Pots.

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    Make a Face Pot

    Tuesday 22 October

    Make your own creation inspired by the medieval face pots on display in the current Museum exhibition, Faces from the Past: Images on Medieval Pottery.<

  • Archaeology NOW Talk: Last Supper in Pompeii Loading...
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    Archaeology NOW Talk: Last Supper in Pompeii

    Thursday 24 October

    For the Romans, life meant getting together to eat and drink. Last supper in Pompeii celebrates the Roman love affair with food and drink – a journey, from fields and vineyards to markets and shops.

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    Ancient Craft: Felt Making

    Saturday 26 October

    Using wet felting techniques you will have the opportunity to experiment with silkily soft merino wool fibres, play with colours and shapes and learn how to craft a lovely, woollen fabric picture. Led by textile artist Kat Wood.

  • Archaeology NOW Talk: The Norman Conquest - Stories from the Coins Loading...
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    Archaeology NOW Talk: The Norman Conquest - Stories from the Coins

    Wednesday 13 November

    Most people know that William the Conqueror defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, becoming king of England. But what did this conquest mean for ordinary English citizens?

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    Ancient Craft: Stone Carving

    Saturday 23 November

    During this course, Alan Micklethwaite will guide you carefully through every stage of the process of creating a simple carving in stone, from choosing your inspiration and developing your design.