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Inspired by Stonehenge

“Inspired by Stonehenge” by Julian Richards

Thursday 22nd July 7.30pm

Online via Zoom

Although he is well known as an Archaeologist and Broadcaster, Julian Richards has from an early age been a keen collector of antiques and curios. He is currently curating an exhibition of his extensive collection Stonehenge memorabilia at Herne in Germany.  In his lecture Julian will be looking at a cultural history of Britain’s most iconic prehistoric monument. How its representations have changed through time and the many ways in which the monument has been co-opted into popular culture.

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Iron Age Living, Food and Cooking

Rosemary Gibson takes us through what it was like to live during the Iron Age with a particular focus on food and cooking.

 

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Thursday 17th June 7.30pm start

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Viking Leicestershire

Former County Archaeologist, Peter Liddle looks at the history of the Vikings in Leicestershire through the archaeology that has been uncovered.

 

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Thursday 18th February  7.30pm start

 

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Mosses and Liverworts

 

Steve Woodward will be talking to the Friends of Charnwood Museum about these fascinating natural wonders, explaining what they are, how they live and local examples.

 

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Thursday 18th March 7.30 pm start

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The Archaeology of Oakham Castle

Oakham Castle’s great hall is one of the finest surviving examples of domestic Norman architecture in Europe. However, despite several important excavations since the 1950s, very little is known about the rest of the castle. In The Archaeology of Oakham Castle, Mathew Morris discusses the castle’s history and archaeology, particularly focusing on exciting new discoveries made during the recent Heritage Lottery funded restoration of the castle, which are finally starting to unlock the secrets of the castle’s construction, layout and role.

 

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Wednesday 21st April 7.30pm start

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The Alexandra Bedspread, a Hidden Gem

Join the Friends of Charnwood Museum as Deborah Moxom tells the story the of the Alexandra bedspread, its place in fundraising for the building of the Carillon Tower and stories behind some of the signatures on it.

 

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Thursday 20th May 7.30pm start

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