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It's a Kind of Magic

Find out how the Romans tried to predict the future.
When Oct 24, 2017
from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
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Contact Phone 01223 330402
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How did the Ancient Romans find out what was going to happen in the future? How did they try to change what would happen? Take part in crafts and hands-on activities in the Museum to find out about the weird and wonderful things they did to predict the future.

For children ages 7-11.
Drop-in.
Free.

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This event is part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, the University's annual celebration of the arts, humanities and social sciences.

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