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Festival activities at town museum
12:00pm Sunday 8th July 2012 in News
THE Almonry Museum in Evesham is taking part in the nationwide Festival of British Archaeology.
The historic town venue will be inviting adults and youngsters alike to take part in a series of activities throughtout the festival, which runs from July 14 to July 29. Visitors can explore the history of stone tools, create their own cave painting and take part in an explorers’ trail.
On Saturday, July 21, local expert Paul Whitehead will be on hand throughout the morning to talk to visitors about stone tools, with artefacts available for people to handle.
On Tuesday, July 24, flint knapper Karl Lee will be at The Almonry to demonstrate the ancient art of shaping stone, from 10am.
Later at 2.30pm he will be running a workshop for people to make their own flint tools. Booking for this workshop is essential.
For further details about summer events. see almonry museum.org.