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Kelham Island Museum

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Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
0114 272 2106 http://www.simt.co.uk/kelham-island-museum

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November 2019

Dreaming in Renaissance Italy

November 21, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Discover the meaning of dreams in the Renaissance. Dr Erin Maglaque, Lecturer in Early Modern European History, will explore the meanings of dreams in the Renaissance: from dream literature, to daydreamers, to the importance of dreams in everyday life. Otis Mensah, Poet Laureate of Sheffield, will then perform a poem taking themes from Dr Maglaque’s research. This event is part of the 'Myth, Dream, Love' hub series organised by The University of Sheffield.

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The Secrets of the Selkies

November 22, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Through music, songs and fascinating visuals this show will explore the tale of the selkie-hybrid creatures that take the form of both humans and seals. Discover how they get trapped on land and have to navigate human relationships. The performance features Dr Fay Hield from the Department of Music at The University of Sheffield and musicians Lucy Farrell and Terri Windling. This event is part of the ‘Myth, Dream, Love’ hub series organised by The University of Sheffield.

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Draw Your Dreams

November 23, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Drop in to get involved with this family-friendly activity inviting children, young people and families to 'draw their dreams' and discuss how the self is replicated in dreams. Based at Kelham Island Museum, this day of family fun is run in partnership with the arts charity Ignite Imaginations. Also taking place at Kelham Island Museum on Saturday 23 November: 'Moving Heaven and Earth', performances at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00. 'Behind the Mask', 10:00 - 15:00. This event is part of…

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Behind the Mask

November 23, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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A family-friendly mask making workshop based on the Heaven Closet mural at Bolsover Castle. No need to book, just turn up. Also taking place at Kelham Island Museum on Saturday 23 November: 'Moving Heaven and Earth', performances at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00. 'Draw Your Dreams', 10:00-15:00. This event is part of the 'Myth, Dream, Love' hub series organised by The University of Sheffield.

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Moving Heaven and Earth

November 23, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8RY United Kingdom
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Join the court of Charles I for an immersive experience recreating the sights, sounds and tastes of a royal banquet and theatrical entertainment at Bolsover Castle, with talks to find out more and craft activities for all the family. The festivities are led by Professor Angie Hobbs from the Department of Philosophy at The University of Sheffield and Dr Crosby Stevens, a freelance curator and conservator. Performances will take place at 11:00, 12:30 and 14:00. Please note: There will be…

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