Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum with Paul Roberts in Ely

Friday 31st May 2013

  • Venue St Peter's Church, Broad Street, Ely, CB7 4AH
  • Doors open 7.10pm
  • Start time 7.30pm
Image of Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum with Paul Roberts

A very special event comes to Ely: Paul Roberts, Chief Curator of the superb¬†Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum¬†exhibition at the British Museum, will be joining us to give an illustrated talk and a very personal sneak peek behind the scenes. The exhibition has been hugely praised for its breadth and its opening onto a world beautifully-and cruelly- preserved by the ash that destroyed it. All of us who encountered the ‘Cambridge Latin Course’ during our school days will remember with affection the characters whose lives were intertwined with Pompeii in our books: come along to hear about the juicy details and fascinating insights that we were never told about…