Upcoming Events

Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 - 7:30pm

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In advance of the launch in September, Greenham Common Control Tower is pleased to present a series of free public talks running over the summer. A Special Place for Wildlife is presented by Alex Cruickshank and Ed Cooper.

The events are ticketed via Eventbrite. Book to avoid disappointment at:

https://bit.ly/2GIDTaV

For more information contact Jonathan Sayers on 0771 8128621

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreenhamControlTower/

Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 10:30am to 3:30pm

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Offering two Tudor activities suitable for children of 4-11 years but older and younger children are welcome. Under-16's must be accompanied by an adult.

Ruffing it with the Elizabethans: Make a bejewelled Elizabethan Ruff ( a decorative collar) out of card, gems and other craft materials.

Make a mini Tudor Knot Garden: Using herbs and plants grown by local charity Growing2gether, make your own Tudor knot garden in a container to take home. This activity to take place in the kitchen garden.

Date: Wednesday, 25 July 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Organiser: Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG)

Janet Firth from the Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG) will talk about the 1964 excavation of the Neolithic Lambourn long barrow, the Late Bronze Age site of Weathercock Hill in 1983, and the survey of ancient field boundaries from 1984 onwards. A chance to get some idea of the contribution of voluntary archaeology to our understanding of the past. 

Part of the Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018. A free event, and non-ticketed, all seating unreserved.

Date: Friday, 27 July 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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For budding young archaeologists and artists. Make Iron Age coins out of air drying clay and gold paint, decorating it with a stylised horse or a decoration of you own choosing. A free archaeology themed trail in the museum will also be available.

£2 per child. Suitable for ages 4-11 years but older and younger children welcome. No need to book, just drop-in.

Part of the Festival of Archaeology 2018.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/messy-museum-day-9

Date: Friday, 27 July 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Organiser: Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG)

Drop in and meet members of the Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG). Handle real Stone Age and Bronze Age artefacts. Become a trainee archaeologist by digging in a 'test pit' and receiving a reward for any finds you make.

Suitable for all ages. A free drop-in event.

While at the Museum, visit BARG's exhibition "Still Digging Up the Past", which celebrates 60 years of revealing West Berkshire's archaeology and history.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/dig-it

Date: Saturday, 28 July 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Organiser: Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG)

Drop in and meet members of the Berkshire Archaeology Research Group (BARG). Handle real Stone Age and Bronze Age artefacts. Become a trainee archaeologist by digging in a 'test pit' and receiving a reward for any finds you make.

Suitable for all ages. A free drop-in event.

While at the Museum, visit BARG's exhibition "Still Digging Up the Past", which celebrates 60 years of revealing West Berkshire's archaeology and history.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/dig-it

Date: Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

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Make a Tudor character mask on a stick from craft materials. There will be a free Tudor themed activity trail available too.

£2 per child. Suitable for 4-11 year olds but older and younger children are welcome. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. No need to book, just drop in.

Please note that Shaw House is a Grade I listed building and cannot accommodate pushchairs, which must be left on the ground floor in the safe area provided. Hip seats for children aged 6 months to 3 years are provided.

Date: Wednesday, 1 August 2018 - 7:30pm

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In advance of the launch in September, Greenham Common Control Tower is pleased to present a series of free public talks running over the summer. Why we stayed and what we achieved is presented by Juley Howard and Lynette Edwell

The events are ticketed via Eventbrite. Book to avoid disappointment at:

https://bit.ly/2GIDTaV

For more information contact Jonathan Sayers on 0771 8128621

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GreenhamControlTower/

Date: Friday, 3 August 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

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For budding young archaeologists and artists. Make a bejewelled Roman bracelet or armlet in the shape of a coiled serpent out of craft materials. Then visit the Roman objects in the permanent exhibition.

£2 per child. Suitable for ages 4-11 years but older and younger children welcome. No need to book, just drop-in.

http://www.westberkshireheritage.org/whats-on/messy-museum-day-8