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Excavation in Sudan


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15 years of the Great Court: the architect's view

Friday 18 September,
18.30 / Lecture

Africa's response to epidemic threats

Friday 2 October,
18.30 / Lecture

In search of the Celts: beyond art, language and genetics

Friday 16 October,
18.30 / Special event

Celtic voices: modern poetry from the Celtic world

Friday 23 October,
19.00 / Special event

The Big Draw: Celts and much more

Saturday 24 October,
11.00 / Special event