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People & their things: everyday & special finds from the Roman town of Catterick

25 February, 2.30

People & their things: everyday & special finds from the Roman town of Catterick

Join Northern Archaeological Associates (NAA) for an engaging talk for all ages about the artefacts they found during a major project to upgrade the A1. There’ll also be a chance to see some of the objects up close. This event complements the current display Cataractonium: Unearthing Life in a Roman Town. Suitable for age 7+, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.

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A Different England: Mark Sealy MBE

18 March, 2.30

A Different England: Mark Sealy MBE Join Mark Sealy for this talk, organised in conjunction with the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University, which complements the current Only in England exhibition. His interests lie in the relationship between photography and social change, identity politics, race, and human rights. Director of Autograph ABP (London) since 199, he has produced artist publications, curated exhibitions, and commissioned photographers and filmmakers worldwide, including the recent critically acclaimed project Human Rights Human Wrongs exhibition. 

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Wild Adventures in the Woods

21 April, 10.30 – 12.00 or 1.30 – 3.00, £5.00 per child

Wild Adventures in the Woods

Learn outdoor survival skills in the museum grounds with Rachel Dawber. Make shelters, saw and split wood, learn how to light a fire with a flint and steel before whittling wood for marshmallow sticks. Then relax and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows around the camp fire. Suitable for age 7+ who must be accompanied by an adult for whom there is no charge for this event.

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People & their things: everyday & special finds from the Roman town of Catterick - Drop In Activities

25 February, 10.00 - 4.00

People & their things: everyday & special finds from the Roman town of Catterick - Drop In Activities Between 10.00 – 4.00, there will be drop in activities including making a Roman helmet, a mosaic tile and a Roman coin, and between 11.00 – 3.00 a chance to handle real Roman objects with NAA. These sessions are free for children, who must be accompanied by an adult for whom normal admission applies.

Not Only in England

25 April, 2.30

Not Only in England

Join Dr Simon Ward, whose subject Not Only in England: Non-conformist Documentary Photography both Sides of the Iron Curtain in the 1970s and 1980s, complements the current exhibition Only in England. Dr Ward is a Senior Lecturer at Durham University where he teaches German literature and visual culture. Organised in conjunction with the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at Durham University. 

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