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This autumn term I am offering three courses at WEA venues in the East Midlands region.

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum
Nottingham Mechanics, Nottingham
Starting Tuesday 17th September, 1.00pm – 3.00pm, 5 weeks
What was it like to live in the Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and what happened to them on that fateful day in AD79? We’ll examine these questions and more. Includes a trip to the British Museum exhibition Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum on Tuesday 24 September
Online Enrolment available

The Archaeology of Roman Britain
Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel, East Bond Street, Leicester
Starting Wednesday 25th September, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, 8 weeks
What did the Romans ever do for us? This course aims to provide a look at the archaeological evidence for the Romans in Britain, from towns and villas to forts and fortifications. How did this affect us both locally in Leicestershire and on a national level?
Online enrolment available.

The Black Death
Quest House, Woodgate Chambers, Loughborough
Starting Thursday 19th September, 1.30pm – 3.30pm, 8 weeks
What was the Black Death? Where did it come from? What caused it? What impact did it have on society? What archaeological evidence do we have for it? Discover the answer to these questions as we examine one of the most famous epidemics in European history.
Online enrolment available.

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