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Monday 27 May, 13.00–14.00
Best-selling children's author Caroline Lawrence tells what life was like for animals in Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Friday 31 May, 13.00–14.00
Roman Mysteries author Caroline Lawrence explores what life was like for a Roman child.
Saturday 1 June, 14.00–15.00
Come and listen to a series of dramatic readings charting the story of daily life for the people living in the Bay of Naples in AD 79.
Friday 7 June, 18.30–19.30
On the eve of the Iranian Presidential election, this event focuses on the significance and power of Iran’s cultural heritage.
Friday 14 June, 18.30–20.00
A debate examining Latin's place in the classroom and broader culture.
Saturday 15 June, 11.30–15.30
Turn yourself into a Samurai warrior, an ancient Greek or other characters using Photoshop.
Monday 17 June, 18.15–21.00
An exclusive evening for Members' at the British Museum.
Friday 21 June, 18.30–20.00
A lecture discussing the recent acquisition of over 300 works by artist R B Kitaj.
Sunday 23 June, 11.00 & 14.00
Learn the secrets of manga comic artists.
Friday 28 June, 18.30–19.30
Richard Parkinson, British Museum, discusses a recently published British Museum project on the history of same-sex desire.
Saturday 29 June, 14.15–15.45
Merit Ariane Stephanos and Omarivs Ioseph Filivs Dinæ share insights into their interpretations of traditional artistic techniques.
Saturday 30 June, 11.00–12.30
A screening of the film Papa Hedi followed by a Q&A session with Claire Belhassine.
Saturday 30 June, 14.00–15.30
A panel discussion on architectural conservation in the historical areas of Bahrain.
Friday 5 July, 13.15–14.15
A lecture by Lindsay Allason-Jones, Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Friday 5 July, 18.00–21.00
This event brings some of the stories of the British Museum's collection to life, through music.
Saturday 6 July, 14.00–15.00
A screening of the documentary Pompeii: The Last Day introduced by Maria Wyke, Professor of Latin, UCL.
Friday 12 July, 18.30–19.45
Lindsey Davis, author of the series featuring Roman detective Marcus Didius Falco, speaks on the attraction, considerations and processes of writing on life in the Roman world.
Monday 5 August, 18.30–21.30
Unwind after a busy day and enjoy a night of live music and drinks with friends in one of the Museum’s permanent galleries.