Past Events at the Museum

Roman Medicine Talk. On the 15th of July 2016 Dr Nick Summerton gave a talk on Roman medicine with the chance to get hands on and have a go at your own stitching.

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Liberteas. On Sunday 14th June 2015, we celebrated the 800th anniversery of the signing of the Magna Carta with tea and guest speakers.


Tours and Talks. On the 18th of July 2015, Dr Pete Wilson led two tours of Orchard fields, the site of an old Roman fort


Secrets From the Store. On the 25th of June 2015, Dr Justine Bayley joined us to explore our collection and to handle some of the objects.


Community Outreach. On the 1st of July 2015, we attended Ryedale Folk Museum as part of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math day which was attended by 6 schools from the local area. We explored Building Bridges and how the Romans built there bridges. We also visited several libraries including Helmsley (4th August), Kirbymoorside (5th August), Pickering (24th August) and Pickering (25th August). At the libraries we discovered and shared how the Romans wrote and recorded their history.


Family Events. We delivered four family workshops during July and August including; a a clay workshop, a Saxon Prince and Princesses workshop and a weaving workshop.


October half Term. During the October half term we ran two groups, one on discovering the past and another on how to be an archaeologist


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