Heritage and Culture Events at Market Hall Museum

There are many Heritage and Culture events throughout the year. Please check the web sites for individual details and for tickets and further information.

Fiendishly Friendly Clay: Finding a Roman Farmstead
Market Hall Museum
Wednesday 18th July 7pm - 9pm
With Archaeology Warwickshire’s Pete Thompson and Jodie Duffy.
How easy was it for archaeologists, particularly those with a fresh perspective and new to the field, to find out more about farmers who lived in Southam nearly 2000 years ago. How did archaeologists recover facts and finds from the local clay? £7.50, book at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/heritageboxoffice or call 01926 412500

A View From A Hill
Market Hall Museum
Monday 23rd July 7pm - 9pm
Archaeology Warwickshire’s Bryn Gethin presents a talk on using aerial LiDAR imagery to find new archaeological sites and better understand old ones. Hear how LiDar gives archaeologists a view of earthworks in the landscape, helping them uncover hillforts, barrows, castles and deserted medieval villages. £7.50, book at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/heritageboxoffice or call 01926 412500

Museum in the Park
St Nicholas Park, Warwick
Tuesday 24th July 10am - 3pm
Find us in the park to get hands-on with some of our curious collections, excavate artefacts from ice and make a busy bee headband. FREE, no need to book just drop in. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Miraculous Medicines - Holiday Activity
Market Hall Museum
Thursday 26th July 10pm – 3pm
Can a mouse clean your teeth or will dragon’s blood cure a stomach ache? Discover some of the weird and wonderful ways people in the past stayed clean and healthy with our fun family activities. Meet our medieval herb woman then play our kill or cure game to see if you can choose the right ingredients. £2.50 per child, no need to book just drop in.

A Transition in Rural Settlement Life along the Fosse Way
Market Hall Museum
Thursday 26th July 7pm - 9pm
Excavations carried out in Shipston on Stour along the Fosse Way have shed light on the change in agricultural and settlement activity with the advent of Roman rule in Iron Age Britain. Archaeology Warwickshire’s Ed Pearson and Bekky Hillman talk about the new evidence for this time of change. £7.50, book at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/heritageboxoffice or call 01926 412500

World War One Day
St John’s House
Saturday 28th July 10am to 5pm
Visit the Birmingham Pals Living History Association on the Front Lawn, take part in our Battlefield Medicine Workshops (suitable for families), join in with some family friendly craft activities and enjoy a garden performance of Local News 1915 by Tell Tale Theatre Company.
Explore the Home Front stories our Warwickshire at War volunteers have uncovered in our exhibitions downstairs and discover the extraordinary stories of soldiers from the Royal Warwickshire Regiment upstairs. Find out how to research your family military history at a talk with an expert from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum.
Craft activities and battlefield medicine workshops run 10 am to 3 pm. ‘How to Research your Family Military History’ talk at 2 pm, ‘Local News 1918’ by Tell Tale Theatre Company at 2.30 pm.
Light refreshments available. Booking on the day required for some events.
A joint event by Heritage and Culture Warwickshire and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum, Warwick. FREE entry to both museums.

Behind the Scenes: Store Tour
Museum Stores, Montague Road - Natural History Adventures
Monday 30th July 10.30am - 12noon
Join Curator of Natural Sciences Jon Radley for a behind-the-scenes look at the Warwickshire Museum’s store at Montague Road. Discover the story of Warwickshire’s prehistoric past and see the objects that tell us about our county millions of years ago. Book at www.warwickshire.gov.uk/heritaegboxoffice or call 01926 412500
Adults and families welcome, suggested for ages 7+ £7.50 per attendee.

Address
Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4BJ
Telephone
01926 412500
E-mail
Car Park
Linen Street
Dates
18th July Click for more events
Times
Various - see text
Admission
Some Free
Info
Family
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