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Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Some great events at Harborough Museum

Local Hero - Thomas Cook
Saturday 2nd July 12noon-4pm

Celebrate the first public advertised excursion by Thomas Cook, who lived in Market Harborough from 1832, and thought of the idea whilst waiting at a coach stop in Kibworth!

Cost: £1 for craft materials

On a Shoe String
Saturday 9th July 11am-4pm

Artist in residence Heather Wharam will be demonstrating her unique designs inspired by the Museums cobblers workshop and getting visitors to have a go themselves.

Cost: £1 per person for craft materialsPre-booking required

I Love Archaeology
Saturday 16th July 11am-3.30pm

It's the Festival of British Archaeology so drop into the Museum to meet archaeological experts and learn about the skills you need to dig into the past. Funded by the Southeast Leicestershire Treasure Project.

Cost: No booking required.

I Love Archaeology
Saturday 23rd July 11am-3.30pm

It's the Festival of British Archaeology so drop into the Museum to meet archaeological experts and learn about the skills you need to dig into the past. Funded by the Southeast Leicestershire Treasure Project.

Cost: No booking required.

Celts v. Romans
Saturday 30th July 11am-3.30pm

A Roman soldier and Celtic warrior go head to head and it's up to you to decide whose side you are on. Then make your own equipment to join the ranks! Funded by the Southeast Leicestershire Treasure Project.

Cost: No booking required.

August Events

Treasure Through Time
Saturday 6th August 11am-1pm & 2-4pm

Join local artist Maxine Dodd for a family art session and create a timeline artwork inspired by the Hallaton Treasure! Children aged 5-12 years accompanied by an adult.

Cost: Drop in activity

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