Rooklings Presents: The Whale’s Tale by Music Box Participatory Performance/Workshops for Families
Mon 30th May
A whale climbed a mountain, a statue spoke and people walked on water. Journey between land and sea to where stories are born. With Sharon Jacksties and Pete Mona. 'This well-known and much-loved storytelling and music partnership blend story and music into crafted shows.'
In Search of Shakespeare with Michael Wood
Fri 1st Jul
Illustrated talk by Dr Michael Wood, one of the UK’s best loved historians and broadcasters, and author of numerous popular history books including ‘In the footsteps of Alexander the Great’, ‘In Search of Shakespeare’ and ‘The Story of England’.
The Frome Hoard with Sam Moorhead of the British Museum
Mon 4th Jul
In 2010 a metal detectorist, Dave Crisp, prospecting near Frome found what became known as the Frome Hoard - 52,503 Roman coins. The overwhelming significance of the Frome Hoard is the new light that it casts on the life of the emperor Carausius - Britain's 'forgotten emperor'.