Wednesday, March 13, 2013

British Museum Spring Events

The Friends of Herculaneum have posted this amazing listing of springtime events pertaining to Herculaneum, Vesuvian Campania, and the Classical World. All venues are at the British Museum.
As usual, AFoH members receive admissions and discounts at all activities listed for "members".
Pursue the links for complete information.


Friday 3 May
    18.30
Vesuvius: a volcano, its history and legacyBook now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Saturday 4 May
    13.15
Excavating the ancient sewers of HerculaneumBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Tuesday 7 May
    13.15
Glass of the Caesars: Roman cameos and luxury glass
Free /Gallery talk / Room 70
Friday 10 May
    18.00
Up late in Pompeii: a night out in the Bay of Naples
Free /Special event / British Museum
    19.00
Sex in Pompeii and HerculaneumBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Saturday 11 May
    14.00
The Last Days of Pompeii (Gli ultimi giorni di Pompei)Book now/ Free /Film / BP Lecture Theatre
Friday 17 May
    18.30
How to read a Latin poemBook now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Saturday 18 May
    14.00
Latin from scratch workshopBook now/£15 /Workshop / Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Sunday 19 May
    14.00
Roman dining
£12 /Young Friends / Clore Education Centre
Wednesday 22 May
    13.15
Pompeii, Herculaneum and Neoclassicism
Free /Gallery talk / Room 47
Thursday 23 May
    13.15
The wall-paintings of Pompeii and HerculaneumBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Friday 24 May
    13.15
Pompeii and Herculaneum: curator's introductionBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
    18.30
Bodies of Pompeii and HerculaneumBook now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Monday 27 May
    11.00
Villas, vines and volcanoes
Free /Half-term activity / Great Court
    13.00
Animals in Pompeii and Herculaneum
Free /Half-term activity / BP Lecture Theatre
Tuesday 28 May
    11.00
Villas, vines and volcanoes
Free /Half-term activity / Great Court
Wednesday 29 May
    11.00
Villas, vines and volcanoes
Free /Half-term activity / Great Court
Thursday 30 May
    11.00
Villas, vines and volcanoes
Free /Half-term activity / Great Court
Friday 31 May
    11.00
Villas, vines and volcanoes
Free /Half-term activity / Great Court
    13.00
Children in Pompeii and Herculaneum
Free /Half-term activity / BP Lecture Theatre
    18.30
New discoveries at HerculaneumBook now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre

Saturday 1 June
    14.00
'Disaster in the loveliest of lands': readings from Pompeii and HerculaneumBook now/ Free /Performance / Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Monday 3 June
    18.30
Pompeii brought back to life? Some puzzles of the Roman city
£0 /Members' lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Monday 10 June
    13.15
Pompeii and Herculaneum: curator's introductionBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Thursday 13 June
    13.15
Life and death in Roman Britain
Free /Gallery talk / Room 49
Thursday 13 June
Friday 14 June
    18.30
Does Latin have a future?Book now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Saturday 15 June
    11.00
Roman fresco painting workshop
£35 /Workshop / Sackler Rooms

Tuesday 2 July
    13.15
Britain during the last days of Pompeii and Herculaneum
Free /Gallery talk / Room 49
Friday 5 July
    13.15
'Meanwhile, in Britain...': women under the Roman EmpireBook now/ Free /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre
Saturday 6 July
    14.00
Pompeii: The Last DayBook now/ Free /Film / Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Thursday 11 July
    13.15

Pompeii and Herculaneum: curator's introduction
Book now/ Free /Lecture / Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Friday 12 July
    18.30
Fictionalising PompeiiBook now/£5 /Lecture / BP Lecture Theatre

Thanks to Krystyna Cech for compiling the list.

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