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Cirencester museum is full of fun during February half-term

Come and see what the Corinium Museum has in store for children with a whole host of exciting activities during the February half term.

Half-term covered for children at Corinium Museum

Activities spanning 2,000 years of history will be on offer at the Corinium Museum in Cirencester over the October half term.

Cotswold Museum talks in praise of medieval churches

The art and design of the medieval church will be in the spotlight at a series of afternoon lectures at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, throughout September.

Free fun at Museum on Cotswold Heritage Open Day

Free fun for all the family is on offer at the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, on Saturday, September 13th as part of the national Heritage Open Days scheme.
The popular museum is taking part in the annual event by waiving its usual admission fee to allow visitors to celebrate culture on their doorstep.

Roman’s hobbies revealed with Outreach events in the Cotswolds

Come and see how the Romans relaxed with several sessions being held around the Cotswolds by the Corinium Museum’s Outreach Service.

Six events being held around the District in August will explain what the Romans did in their spare time, and will talk about the sports they enjoyed, as well as their favourite games and entertainment.

Share your views on Cirencester's past with Museum staff

Remembering the excavations held in Cirencester will be the theme of a fascinating archaeology event being held at the Corinium Museum this weekend.

Hear tales from the Hundred Years War at Moreton Area Centre

Come to the Moreton Area Centre and hear local historian Tim Porter tell the tale of how 14th Century England drifted into the devastating Hundred Years War.

The three nations involved – England, Scotland and France – fought the war primarily on French soil from 1337 to 1453, and Tim Porter will hold talks at the High Street centre in June and July to explain the complex causes of the conflict. 

Uncover the past at two-month Cotswold Museum show

Leaving no stone unturned in Cirencester’s archaeological past is the theme behind a two month exhibition which will open at the Corinium Museum in August.

The ‘Digging the Dirt’ exhibition will tell the tale of the town’s past as it celebrates the archaeological exploration which took place across Cirencester in the latter half of the 20th century.

The event – which starts on August 9th and continues until September 21st – is being held to celebrate 50 years of the Cirencester Excavation Committee, a group which was formed in 1958 to conduct archaeological digs in the town.

See the summer in the Corinium Museum’s new Roman Garden

Visitors can come and relax in a setting similar to ancient Italy this summer thanks to a makeover of the Corinium Museum’s Roman Garden.

A whole host of plants and shrubbery has been donated by local garden centre Dobbies to the Cotswold District Council-owned museum in Cirencester, to create a stunning Roman-style centrepiece at the Park Street venue.

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.

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