Monday, 8 April 2019

Corinium Museum Upcoming Events April 2019

Enjoy cultural events in this exquisite location.
Find out about upcoming events at the Corinium Museum!

Roman Armour
Children’s Workshop with James Harris
Tuesday 9 April 10.30-12pm

Create a full set of Roman weapons and armour and become a Roman soldier in this fun workshop.
Cost: £8 per child, £7 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children

Mini Mosaics
Children’s Workshop with Emma Stuart
Wednesday 10 April, 10.30-12pm

Join us for a morning of mosaic making. We will explore the museum looking for inspiration from the museum’s Roman mosaic collections. During this morning workshop you will create a mosaic tile to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided.
Suitable for age 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children as there is quite a lot of supervision required for children under 8.
Cost: £8 per child, £7 members
Booking essential

After Corinium
Afternoon Tour with Dr Valija Evalds

Wednesday 10 April, 1-2pm
Join Dr Valija Evalds as she takes you beyond the Roman period, to explore our Anglo-Saxon and Medieval collections. In this short walk through the galleries, we will explore objects from an Anglo-Saxon cemetery, remnants of a Viking winter camp, pieces of a medieval abbey, and remains from the age of chivalry. Children 7 and above are welcome with an adult.
Cost: £5.50 per adult, £5 members
Booking recommended

Spring Garden Peg Doll Faeries
Children’s Workshop with Volly Evalds
Thursday 11 April, 10.30-11.30am

Learn about Roman gardens and wildlife, and celebrate the season by making a spring flower fairy with accompanying wildlife friend.
Cost: £5.50 per child, £5 members
Booking essential

A Star is Born
Corinium Cinema
Thurs 11 April, 7pm

Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers - and falls in love with - struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a
singer... until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight.
Cert: 15
Run time: 2 hr. 13 min.
Cost: £6.70 per adult, £5.70 concession

Family Film Friday
Friday 12 April, 11am

Each school holiday we will be selecting a film for families to enjoy. Film titles are released approximately 4-6 weeks in advance. For film titles contact the Corinium Museum or visit our website.
Cost: £5.60 per adult, £2.70 per child

Wee Warriors

Children’s Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger
Tuesday 16 April, 10.30 – 12pm
Come to the museum today and craft a variety of peg doll soldiers. We will have examples of Celtic fighters, Roman Soldiers, and Saxon Warriors.
Cost: £8 per child, £7 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 7 and above. Please enquire about younger children

Beautiful Brooches

Children’s Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger 
Monday 15 April, 2-3pm
In this workshop children will learn some of the typologies of brooches in our collections, and then create some of their own. This is wearable art, and sure to cause the next big trend.
Cost: £5.50 per child, £5 for members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 7 and above.

Revolting Romans
Children’s Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger
Tuesday 16 April, 10.30-11.30am

Hear about some of the revolting things Romans got up to with their food and hygiene. Examine a Roman ear scoop, make a Roman snail and after a short talk on revolting Roman food, you’ll need to make and take home a sponge on a stick. Finish the morning with a horrible Roman quiz.
Cost: £5.50 per child, £5 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children

Roman Abacus
Children’s Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger
Monday 15 April 10.30-12pm

Make this simple, but fascinating tool and learn how Roman children learned maths. Hope we can ‘count on’ you to join us.
Cost: £5.50 per child, £5 for members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 7 and above. Please enquire about younger children

Mythical Beasts and How to Print Them
Children’s Workshop with Emma Stuart
Wednesday 17 April, 10.30-12pm

Create pictures of Mythical Beasts inspired by mediaeval manuscripts and your own imagination. Using a series of printmaking techniques, you will print your own designs to take home. All instruction and materials provided.
Cost: £8 per child, £7 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 8 and above. Please enquire about younger children


Ancient Gods and Goddesses
Storytelling with Volly Evalds
Wednesday 17 April, 10.30-11.30am

Join us to hear stories from Roman, Norse and Medieval legend: tales of Gods and Goddesses, warriors and weavers, hunters and nymphs. Make a mythical mask or colour a magical picture.
Cost: £3 per child, £2.50 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 4 and above. Please enquire about younger
See this fantastic model and more first hand!
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As You Like It
Royal Shakespeare Company Live
Wed 17 April, 7pm

Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind.
Rosalind is banished, wrestling with her heart and her head. With her cousin by her side, she journeys to a world of exile where barriers are broken down and all can discover their deeper selves. Director Kimberley Sykes (Dido, Queen of Carthage) directs a riotous, exhilarating version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy.
Cost: £17 per adult or £15 members
Booking recommended

Corinium Mosaics
Afternoon Tour with Emma Stuart
Thursday 18 April, 2.30-3.30pm

Join Emma as she takes you on a journey through the mosaics of Roman Corinium. Hear about the development of the mosaic collection and how mosaics were lifted and laid in their current place in the museum. The tour will last approximately an hour with places to sit en-route. We will end with a rare look at some of the paintings and sketches of mosaics from the Museum archive.
Cost: £5.50 per adult, £5 members
Booking recommended

Revolting Romans
Children’s Workshop with Volly Evalds
Thursday 18 April, 10.30-11.30am

Hear about some of the revolting things Romans got up to with their food and hygiene. Examine a Roman ear scoop, make a Roman snail and after a short talk on revolting Roman food, you’ll need to make and take home a sponge on a stick. Finish the morning with a horrible Roman quiz.
Cost: £5.50 per child, £5 members
Booking essential
Suitable for ages 6 and above. Please enquire about younger children

Meet the Ancestors
Evening Lecture with James Harris
Thursday 25 April, 7-8.30pm

Human remains and how they are buried can tell us a huge amount about a person’s life and culture. Join James to find out about the ancient peoples of the Cotswolds from the Neolithic to Medieval. This lecture will feature real human remains.
Cost: £7 per adult, £6 members
Booking recommended

Mary Queen of Scots
Rural Cinema
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 April, 2.15pm

Mary Queen of Scots is a historical drama based on the life of Mary Stuart and her rivalry with Elizabeth I. It explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart.
Cost: £5.80 per adult, £4.95 concession.

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