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

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