Being Human Festival Events

Extraordinary Bodies: Gods and Humans in the Ancient World

12:30pm - 1:30pm / Sunday 13th November 2022
Type: Workshop / Category: Department
  • Admission: Free event
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This is a collection of talks and workshops delivered by Dr Georgia Petridou and Dr Matthew Fitzjohn in conjunction with the World Museum as part of the Being Human FestivalBeing Human Festival.

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 November at 11am and 12 noon, join us for our informal talk about Asclepius the Ancient Greek god of medicine, his sanctuaries and votive offerings that will be on display at the Treasure House theatre. Suitable for adults and older children.

On Saturday 12 November 11.30am and 12.30pm, learn about votive inscriptions and offerings and make your own out of playdough to take home. The best designs on each day will be awarded a Lego god. Suitable for children over 8.

On Sunday 13 November 11.30am and 12.30pm, join our mosaic making workshop focusing on gods and their attributes. The best designs on each day will be awarded a lego god. Suitable for children over 8.

These are free events, no booking required.