July 2016

Summer at the Museums is here!
Big Weekend: Saturday 10 July

Parker's Piece, Cambridge

We're teaming up with the other Cambridge University Museums for the Cambridge Big Weekend! Come and find us in the Make & Create Tent for some Museum-inspired fun and craft activities.

Find out more about the Big Weekend at



Aesop's Forest:
Storytelling with Marion Leeper

Wednesday 27th July, 10:30-11:15 & 11:30-12:15
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Two exciting adventures for ages 3-5 led by storyteller Marion Leeper. Don't Do That!: Find out what the badly behaved birds have been up to in the Museum...
The Scared Lion: A story for brave children and nervous animals.

Come for one story, or stay for both.
Booking links: http://dontdothat.eventbrite.co.uk & http://scaredlion.eventbrite.co.uk.
Booking opens 11th July.
Family Tour
Friday 29th July, 2:30-3:30pm
Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology

Step into the past and hear the myths behind our statues in this family tour of the Museum, led by our Curator.

For all ages. Drop in for a prompt start at 2:30pm.

Next Month

Coming up in August: marvellous ancient medicine, the Olympics, a real-life Roman soldier and much much more.
Discover more summer events on our website at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/things-to-do/events/family-events.



And the winner is...

6th June 2016

We're thrilled that our very own Michael Loy won one of the Outstanding Young Volunteer Awards at the SHARE Museums East Volunteer Awards in June. It was well-deserved recognition of all the hard work he's done for the Museum. Congratulations, Michael!

Interested in volunteering with us? We'd love to hear from you! You can find out more about our volunteering opportunities on our website at http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/support-us/volunteer-1.

Visit our website for more Museum News: http://www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum/about-us/museum-news

Outstanding Young Volunteer Award winner Michael Loy.

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