Lectures on Roman history at Rutland County Museum

Come and learn about Roman history at Rutland County Museum

Come and learn about Roman history at Rutland County Museum

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People are being offered the chance to learn more about Rutland’s place in Roman history with a series of expert lectures being held at the County Museum in Oakham.

The new lecture series covers a wide range of subjects including Roman industry, market towns, burials and the end of the Roman Empire in Rutland.

The talks, which started last week, are being delivered by well-known archaeologist Peter Liddle MBE, who is a specialist in the region’s archaeological history.

All lectures take place from 2pm to 4pm on the following dates, with doors open from 1.30pm.

On Thursday next week, a talk will be delivered on the topics of Roman roads, industry and market towns, followed by a talk on October 1, regarding the Roman countryside.

On October 8, discover all there is to know about Roman religion and burial and on October 15, learn the end of a Roman Leicestershire and Rutland.

Tickets cost £6 per lecture with refreshments included. To book your place, please contact Peter Liddle by e-mailing peter.liddle51@gmail.com or calling 01162 214 508 or 07842120817.

Rutland County Museum is located in Catmose Street, Oakham. To contact the museum please telephone 01572 758 440 or e-mail museum@rutland.gov.uk You can also keep up-to-date with all the latest events on the website at www.rutlandcountymuseum.org.uk