Curatorial events

Date: Tuesday 5 July   Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Cost: free

    Age range: 0 - 100+

  • Booking required: No

Curatorial talks


Discover more about Bolton Museum’s collections with a range of exciting talks led by Bolton Museum’s team. First Tuesday of every month at 1pm. Free event, no need to book.


5 July


Poo!


Join Don our natural history curator for a talk about the wonderful world of poo!


It can be used to build houses, make fertilizer or to cook food.  


You can also use it to identify animals and what they ate.


There is a lot more to poo than you might think!


                    


2 August


Growing Up in Bolton Exhibition Tour


Meet Local History Curator, Matthew, for a guided tour of our summer exhibition exploring 100 years of being young in Bolton. 


 


6 September                              


William Smithies and the mummies of Peru


Our Curator of Archaeology, Ian Trumble, will explore Bolton’s ancient


Peruvian collections and the Victorian man who excavated them,


William Smithies.


 


4 October


The Bishops Underpants: ancient Egyptian textiles at Bolton Museum


Our Curator of Egyptology, Ian Trumble, will explore Bolton’s ancient


Egyptian textile collection, including some curious items of clothing!


 


1 November                     


Columns and Capitals


Our Curator of Egyptology, Ian Trumble, will explore the heaviest items in Bolton’s Egyptology collection, how they got to Bolton including some mysterious disappearances.


 


6 December


The History of Shopping in Bolton - Come and have a look at some of the treasures from Bolton’s archives which help tell the story of shopping in Bolton.


  • Special provisions:
    • No special provisions


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