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Forthcoming Events at Portsmouth City Museum
Wednesday 17 June
An Introduction to Framing
What questions should you ask to ensure that you receive the right advice when you take your treasured pictures to a framer? Philip Poole of Bespoke Picture Framing Fareham will talk you through the process and introduce some of the options available to you in terms of frames, mounts and glass.
Free. Places limited; pre-booking recommended - call 02392 834744 or ask at Reception. 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Friday 26 June, 2.00 - 4.00pm
Sunday 28 June, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Creative Writing Workshops for Adults
Work with Portsmouth Museum's Writer in Residence, Aoife Mannix to use the fascinating objects on show in A Hard Choice as the starting point for writing inspired by the joy of collecting. The workshop will be fun and practical and no previous writing experience is necessary. You are welcome to attend a single session or both.
Free. Places limited; pre-booking recommended - call 02392 834744 or ask at Reception.
Sunday 19th July
Step into the Stone Age
Join us at Portsmouth Museum with fun for all the family. Meet the flint knapper; primitive technologist Karl Lee will be demonstrating how prehistoric people were making stone tools and explaining how they would have been used in the daily lives of our ancestors.
Lots of other activities throughout the day, try your hand at cave painting, test your timeline skills and join the mammoth hunt!
FREE event, part of the Festival of Archaeology, see the website for more details http://ow.ly/LQA9V and to find out what else is going on in the area.
10.30am - 4.30pm
Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Details are correct at time of upload. Every effort will be made to keep this site up-to-date but Portsmouth City Council reserves the right to make changes to the programme in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Tel: 023 9282 6722 Fax: 023 9287 5276
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Details are correct at the time of upload. Every effort will be made to keep this site up-to-date but Portsmouth City Council reserves the right to make changes to the programmes in the event of unforeseen circumstances.