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A host of holiday fun at the Cotswold Corinium Museum

From storytelling to life in Roman Corinium workshops, there is something for all the family at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester over the Easter school holidays.

The Park Street museum will host several family drop-in sessions during the holiday break, including attempts to recreate crafts and characters from both the Victorian and Medieval eras, as well as workshops were children can explore household items and their uses through history.

Cotswold Farm Walks at Bourton-on-the-Hill - and they are free!

Robin Dale at Manor Farm, Bourton-on-the-Hill, near Moreton-in-Marsh in the Cotswolds is offering free Cotswold Farm Walks as part of the DEFRA Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) Conservation Scheme.

Ancient science tricks at Cirencester museum this month

Come along to the Corinium Museum this month and try your hand at a range of fun science tasks and tests.

Back to the business of fitness at Cotswold Leisure Centre

Cotswold Leisure Cirencester opened its doors over the weekend as people of all ages flooded back.

Closed since July last year after the floods, the centre opened with a fun filled weekend of activities that included go karts, bouncy castles, roller skating and multi-sports coaching for the children, to a rowing challenge in the gym, and several fitness classes - including a new Body Training System class - for the adults.

City life through a lens at the Corinium Museum Cirencester

A personal insight into daily life in cities around the world goes on show at new photographic exhibition at the Corinium Museum this Spring.

‘City Break’ is a selection of photos from Mick Maslen, a lecturer in Painting and Drawing at the University of Gloucestershire, who has captured on film the sights of his brief breaks in Europe, Africa and America.

Tender tale of love at the Corinium Museum next month

A poignant film charting an elderly couple’s fight with Alzheimer’s is the subject of the next screening of the Rural Cinema in Cirencester next month.

The Hidden Secrets of Shipston - Edward Sheldon Wine Cellar Tours

Saturday 15th March @ 14.00 Edward Sheldon Ltd, 6 New Street, Shipston-on-Stour

Following on from their very successful Open Day last year Edward Sheldon Ltd are launching their first official wine cellar tour at their premises in Shipston-on-Stour. Edward Sheldon are old established Wine Merchants and have been trading in the historic market town of Shipston since 1842.

Shaping the future of Cirencester town centre

A major project aimed at transforming Cirencester during the 21st Century has reached an important stage with the publication by Cotswold District Council of a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for the town centre.

A brief history of underwear at Museum talk

Discover underwear through the ages when local costume expert Shelagh Lovett Turner comes to the Corinium Museum for an afternoon talk.

‘The Allure of the Unseen’, an informal ‘talk with tea’, will take place at the Park Street Museum on February 21st, where visitors can discover more about the range and styles of underwear worn through time.

There will also be the chance to see some historic underwear from Shelagh’s own stunning costume collection, as she will illustrate her talk with some fascinating underwear examples.

Half-term history fun at Corinium Museum

Have a sneaky peek at anything from history and hairy beasts to shiny shoes this half term when the Corinium Museum hosts a range of fun events for children.

The Park Street museum will hold historical sessions from February 18th-22nd, which will shed light on the Stone Age, the Romans and the Tudors, while another hands-on event for youngsters is all about ‘Sparkly Shoes’.

The first activity to take place during the school break is part of the Museum’s ‘Archaeology Seminars’, and will look at the Romans in the Cotswolds.  It is aimed at 9-12 year olds and will allow children an up-close

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