What's on at Senhouse Roman Museum 2018

Sunday 1st April, 2pm and 3.30pm

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by one of the museum volunteers. Tours are subject to weather conditions and can add approximately 45 minutes to your visit. Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear. No dogs (except registered guide and assistance dogs) are allowed on the tours. 

Tuesday 3rd April, 2-4pm

Finds handling in the gallery. Volunteers will be in the gallery with a collection of real and replica objects you can handle.

Wednesday 4th April, 2-4pm

Family craft drop-in. Visitors can work together to make and take-away their own Roman shield. 

Thursday 5th April, 2pm and 3.30pm

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by one of the museum volunteers. Tours are subject to weather conditions and can add approximately 45 minutes to your visit. Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear. No dogs (except registered guide and assistance dogs) are allowed on the tours. 

Saturday 7th April, 2-4pm

Finds handling in the gallery. Volunteers will be in the gallery with a collection of real and replica objects you can handle.

Sunday 8th April, 2pm and 3.30pm

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by one of the museum volunteers. Tours are subject to weather conditions and can add approximately 45 minutes to your visit. Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear. No dogs (except registered guide and assistance dogs) are allowed on the tours. 

Tuesday 10th April, 2-4pm

Finds handling in the gallery. Volunteers will be in the gallery with a collection of real and replica objects you can handle.

Wednesday 11th April, 2-4pm

Family craft drop-in. Visitors can work together to make and take-away their own Roman shield. 

Thursday 12th April, 2pm and 3.30pm

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by one of the museum volunteers. Tours are subject to weather conditions and can add approximately 45 minutes to your visit. Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear. No dogs (except registered guide and assistance dogs) are allowed on the tours. 

Saturday 14th April, 2-4pm

Finds handling in the gallery. Volunteers will be in the gallery with a collection of real and replica objects you can handle.

Sunday 15th April, 2pm and 3.30pm

Guided tours of the Roman fort led by one of the museum volunteers. Tours are subject to weather conditions and can add approximately 45 minutes to your visit. Please dress for the weather and wear suitable footwear. No dogs (except registered guide and assistance dogs) are allowed on the tours. 

Saturday 28th April 2018

The Lived Experience of Women in Roman Cumbria and Beyond

SOLD OUT!

A day conference, which will present and discuss the lives of women at the north-western edge of the Roman Empire. Speakers include Professor Maureen Carroll (Professor of Roman Archaeology, University of Sheffield), Dr Ursula Rothe (Lecturer in Classical Studies, Open University), Alex Croom (Keeper of Archaeology, Tyne and Wear Museums), Dr. Elizabeth M. Greene (Associate Professor of Roman Archaeology, University of Western Ontario), Dr Tatiana Ivleva (Newcastle University) and Professor David Breeze (Senhouse Roman Museum). The conference will be chaired by Professor Maureen Fordham (University College London (UCL), Institute for Risk and Disaster Recovery).

Conference fee: £20 (includes tea and coffee)
Lunch can be prebooked for £10

Tickets can be booked by contacting the museum on 01900 816168. Payment by debit and credit card accepted.

Programme

10.00: Arrival and coffee

10.30: Opening by Claire Hensman, Lord Lieutenant for Cumbria

10.45: Dr. Elizabeth M. Greene
Women's lives in the north-west provinces: Vindolanda and its frontier setting

11.30: Professor Maureen Carroll
Experiencing motherhood in the Roman world

12.15: Dr. Tatiana Ivleva
Strictly worn by women? Multivocality of Romano-British glass bangles

12.45: Lunch

14.00: Alex Croom
Life in the Roman home

14.45: Dr. Ursula Rothe
Women and Roman dress in the northern frontiers

15.30: Tea

16.00: Professor David Breeze
Did the women follow the men? The hazards of life in the northern frontier

16.30: Discussion

17.00: Finish

Contact the museum for a list of accommodation within walking distance of the museum, and for travel suggestions.

 Events are subject to change