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The Manchester Museum's ebulletin for adults: October 2008.

28 Oct 2008

Welcome to the October edition of our ebulletin. This month we celebrate Manchester Science Festival with a selection of curator-led talks and activities linked to our special exhibition Lindow Man: a bog body mystery.

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We look forward to seeing you soon and hope you enjoy reading your October ebulletin.

Best wishes,

Ros Helliwell, The Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum is open daily

  • Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday, Monday and Bank Holidays: 11am-4pm

Free entry


Ideas Café: Why did it survive?

Monday 3 November 6.30-8pm

Why has an oak shovel from the Bronze Age survived in such good condition that it could still be used? Unravel the mystery using 21st century science.

To book for these events, please ring 0161 275 2648.

Click here to find out more


Lindow Man exhibition events

Don't miss these opportunities to find out more about Lindow Man.

Tour of Lindow Man exhibition

Friday 14 November 1-2pm

Guided tour of our special exhibition Lindow Man: a bog body mystery. Book on 0161 275 2648, Free

The Manchester Museum Day School

Ripples and Reflections: Lindow Man and his Stories
Saturday 15 November 10am-4.30pm

Speakers include Jody Joy (British Museum), Bryan Sitch (The Manchester Museum), Don Brothwell (University of York) and Emma Restall Orr. With a free evening lecture on Friday 14 November, 6.30-8pm 'Why Lindow Man matters' With Professor Ronald Hutton.

Saturday day school: £45, lunch included. Student places (limited number) £25, lunch included.

See the word document below for the programme or for more information contact:

Click here to find out more about Lindow Man: a bog body mystery


We look forward to seeing you soon

The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL