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Festival of Archaeology at Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum in Cirencester is celebrating its archaeological past with a series of events for the national CBA Festival of Archaeology.

The festival opened on Saturday (July 16) and runs until Sunday, July 31.

With town walks exploring the Roman and Civil War periods, highlight tours of Corinium's stunning mosaic collection, handling tables, tours of the stores and a mini dig pit for children, there is something for everyone during this year's festival.

Corinium Museum welcomes mammoth hunters Dr Neville and Sally Hollingworth for a special talk on Thursday, 28 July, 7-9.30pm. Sally and Neville unearthed a mammoth graveyard in Cerney Wick and will share more about the incredible Ice Age mammoth discoveries as well as their experience filming with Sir David Attenborough for the BBC documentary "Attenborough and The Mammoth Graveyard".

To find out more about the Festival of Archaeology events this July visit the Corinium Museum website 

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