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2014

December 2014

Paper cutting workshop for adults

What: art workshop for adults
When: Monday 8th December 2014 19:00-21:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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November 2014

Curator's Tour: Secret Histories

What: tour
When: Wednesday 5th November 2014 13:15-14:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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A Trip Down Memory Lane: Curating Classical Casts in Cambridge

What: talk
When: Friday 14th November 2014 19:00-20:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

 

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What are we digging for? Some reflections on current fieldwork at Interamna Lirenas (Italy)

What: talk
When: Thursday 20th November 2014 18:00-19:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Venus in the Shrubbery: Curating Statues and Creating Landscapes

What: talk
When: Friday 21st November 2014 19:00-20:15
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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October 2014

“The nightingales won’t let you sleep in Platres”. Re-visiting the Greek Past (Festival of Ideas event no. 33)

What: talk
When: Tuesday 21st October 2014 17:45-19:00
Where: Gatsby Room, Wolfson College

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Singing Greek Poetry (Festival of Ideas event no. 40)

What: musical performance
When: Tuesday 21st October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room G.19, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Migration, Language and Identity: Greek in Italy (Festival of Ideas event no. 54)

What: talk
When: Wednesday 22nd October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room 1.02, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Curator's Tour: Myths, Memories and Mysteries (Festival of Ideas event no. 61)

What: tour
When: Thursday 23rd October 2014 13:15-14:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Myths, Memories and Mysteries: A Museum of Trees, with Markos Kampanis (Festival of Ideas event no. 83)

What: talk
When: Friday 24th October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room 1.02, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Cabinet of Curiosities (Festival of Ideas event no. 86)

What: trail and craft activity
When: Saturday 25th October 2014 13:00-17:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Rare books from the Classics Faculty Library (Festival of Ideas event no. 89)

What: hands-on
When: Saturday 25th October 2014 13:00-17:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Mills & Boon: Greek Style (Festival of Ideas event no. 90)

What: talk
When: Saturday 25th October 2014 15:00-16:00
Where: Room 1.02, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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What can plaster casts tell us about 3D printing? (Festival of Ideas event no. 152)

What: talk
When: Monday 27th October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room 1.02, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Lightning Bolts, Owls and Flying Sandals (Festival of Ideas event no. 156)

What: trail and craft activity
When: Tuesday 28th October 14:00-17:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Curate it Yourself! (Festival of Ideas event no. 168)

What: digital workshop
When: Wednesday 29th October 2014 14:00-16:30
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Oedipus the Atheist: New Thoughts on Religion and Greek Tragedy (Festival of Ideas event no. 193)

What: talk
When: Thursday 30th October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room 1.02, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Augustus and the rebuilding of Roman identity (Festival of Ideas event no. 207)

What: panel discussion
When: Friday 31st October 2014 19:00-20:30
Where: Room G.19, Museum of Classical Archaeology

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August

Barking Mad

What: storytelling and craft activity
When: Tuesday 2nd September, 14:00-15:30
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Meet the Greeks

What: hands-on activities
When: Thursday 28th August, 13:00-16:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Life on the High Seas

What: storytelling and craft activity
When: Wednesday 20th August, 14:00-15:30
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Meet the Romans

What: hands-on activities
When: Thursday 14th August, 13:00-16:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Awesome Artefacts: Greeks Handling Session

What: artefact handling session
When: Thursday 7th August, 14:00-15:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Changes Changes

What: storytelling activity
When: Tuesday 5th August, 14:00-16:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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July

Awesome Artefacts: Romans Handling Session

What: artefact handling session
When: Thursday 31st July, 14:00-15:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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CSI Classics: Detectives at the Museum

What: storytelling activity
When: Tuesday 29th July, 14:00-16:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Mosaic Madness

What: craft activity
When: Friday 25th July, 14:00-16:00
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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May 2014

Museums at Night: After Hours at the Museum

When: Friday May 16th, 6pm-9pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology
Free and drop-in. Age 18+.

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April 2014

Phoenix From the Flames

What: Stories plus crafting
When: Thursday 10th April: 11am-12.30pm and 2-3.30pm; Friday 11th April: 11am-12.30pm and 2-3.30pm
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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March 2014

Terrific Temples (Science Festival Event no.126)

What: Temple building activities for children
When: 11am-12.30pm, Saturday 15th March
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Colourful Creations (Science Festival Event no.223)

What: Colour and crafts for children
When: 11am-12 noon, Saturday 22nd March
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology

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February 2014

Source

When: Saturdays: 10am-1pm, 8th, 15th and 22nd February. February half-term: 10am-5pm, Monday 17th-Friday 21st.
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology
What: Inspiration and ideas for GCSE, AS and A level exams

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Twilight at the Museum: Treasures by Torchlight

When: 4.30-8.30pm, Wednesday 19th February
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology
What: Explore the Museum after dark during half-term

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Perseus and Medusa

When: 11am-12pm & 2-3pm, Friday 21st February
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology
What: Storytelling and crafting in half-term

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January 2014

In the Wake of Odysseus

When: 1.15-2pm, Wednesday 29th January
Where: Museum of Classical Archaeology
What: Poetry reading

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