Making Bronze Age metalwork: casting bronze and moulding gold at the Royal Cornwall Museum
South West | Cornwall
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 23rd Jul 2017
Periods: Prehistory, Romans, Medieval
Exhibition or displayHands-on activityFinds identification or archaeological skillsRe-enactment or demonstrationFamily fun

The Royal Cornwall Museum will host Neil Burridge of Bronze Age Craft who will be casting bronze swords and axes, and John Fenn who will be moulding, twisting and incising gold jewellery. There will also be hands-on activities for visitors to make their own Bronze Age jewellery and cast their own Bronze Age flat axes, as well as handle replicas in the Treasure Plus Hands On History Hub. There will also be new treasure on display, such as a hoard of Iron Age gold coins, as well as new finds recorded through the Portable Antiquities Scheme, such as a complete Early Bronze Age flat axe.

Event details

Organiser: Royal Institution of Cornwall, PAS, PASt Explorer Project and Cornwall Archaeological Society
Booking details: You do not need to book this event
Fee details: This event is free to attend

Dates and times

Sat 22nd Jul 2017 10:00-16:00 — Sun 23rd Jul 2017 10:00-16:00
Additional times information
Sessions running throughout the day.

Venues and locations

Royal Cornwall Museum
River Street

Tel: 01872 245170
Directions: Middle of Truro near Victoria Square. SW 82378 44877.

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