Heritage Workshops and Lectures 2014

Pompeii and Herculaneum - Bringing the Exhibition to the British Museum

At John Clare Theatre

24 March, 7.30pm

Archived Event

£8, £5 concessions and Heritage Pass holders

Head of Roman Collections at the British Museum, Paul Roberts will give the inside story of how he curated the acclaimed Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition in this exciting lecture.

In AD 79 Pompeii and Herculaneum, two cities at the heart of the Roman Empire, were buried in a catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

Their rediscovery in the eighteenth century has given us an unparallelled insight into Roman life. In the summer of 2013, an exhibition at the British Museum brought together over 400 objects from the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, from jewellery to cooking pots, furniture to beautiful frescoes, which showed aspects of the everyday lives of ordinary Romans.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear exactly how the exhibition was put together from the exhibition curator himself.

Tickets cost £8, £5 for concessions and Heritage Pass holders.

To book, call Peterborough Museum on 01733 864 663 or email museum@vivacity-peterborough.com

Pompeii and Herculaneum - Bringing the Exhibition to the British Museum Performances

Mon 24 Mar 7:30pm £8, £5 concessions & Heritage Pass holders For Sale

John Clare Theatre

  • Peterborough Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough, PE1 1RX
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