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Feast & Fast

The Art of Food in Europe, 1500 – 1800

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Curators’ introduction to Feast & Fast

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A talk with Dr Victoria Avery and Dr Melissa Calaresu, Exhibition Curators. Admission is by token, one per person, available...

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  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 27 of November, 2019
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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A feast for your senses

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Exhibitions and galleries open to view: 17.00 – 21.00 Film screening in Gallery 3: 18.30 – 21.00 for ticket holders...

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  • Time: 17:00 to 21:00
  • Date: Thursday 28 of November, 2019
  • Cost: Free for general entry, cost for film Tickets
  • Venue: Throughout the Museum
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MUSE: Food glorious food

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Feast your eyes on fantastic table settings and Baroque banquets in our new Feast & Fast exhibition. Find inspiration and...

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  • Time: 10:15 to 12:00
  • Date: Friday 29 of November, 2019
  • Cost: £10
  • Venue: Education Studio (36)
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Feast & Fast exhibition tour for people who love to move!

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Tours run between 9.30 – 11.00 & 14.00 – 15.30 Join curator Dr Victoria Avery and dance artist Filipa Pereira...

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  • Time: 09:30 to 15:30
  • Date: Monday 2 of December, 2019
  • Cost: £10
  • Venue: Galleries 11, 12, and 13
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Early morning curators’ tour of Feast & Fast

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FULLY BOOKED A private guided tour of the Feast & Fast exhibition with curators Dr Victoria Avery and Dr Melissa...

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  • Time: 09:15 to 10:00
  • Date: Tuesday 3 of December, 2019
  • Cost: £13.50 (£11.50 concessions)
  • Venue: Galleries 11, 12 and 13
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Good enough to eat? Preparing ceramic fake food for the Feast & Fast exhibition

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A talk with Tim Matthews, Applied Arts Technician. Admission is by token, one per person, available at the Courtyard Entrance...

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  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 4 of December, 2019
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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Make: Food glorious food

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11 - 13 yrs Join our food colour lab and make your own art with natural dyes from the food...

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  • Time: 11:00 to 13:15
  • Date: Saturday 14 of December, 2019
  • Cost: £5
  • Venue: Education Studio (36)
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ReSource: A feast for your eyes

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13 - 18 yrs Design a feast that looks as good as it tastes with artist Caroline Wendling. Let your...

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  • Time: 11:00 to 13:15
  • Date: Saturday 14 of December, 2019
  • Cost: £5
  • Venue: Education Studio (36)
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Christmas recipes

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We are all more than familiar with our Christmas food traditions, such as roast turkey and plum pudding and we...

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  • Time: 14:00 to 15:30
  • Date: Tuesday 17 of December, 2019
  • Cost: £10 (£8 concessions)
  • Venue: Education Studio (36), Gallery 11, Gallery 12, Gallery 13
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The food of Christmas past

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A talk with Ivan Day, Feast & Fast Food Historian. Admission is by token, one per person, available at the...

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  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 18 of December, 2019
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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‘To eat or not to eat’: Vegetarianism and veganism in Europe, 1500 – 1800

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A talk with Dr Melissa Calaresu, Feast & Feast exhibition co-curator. Admission is by token, one per person, available at...

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  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 15 of January, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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‘The Season of Spiritual Warfare’: Fasting in early modern Europe

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A talk with Dr. Christopher Kissane, Editorial Fellow at History Workshop and Associate Research Fellow at Birkbeck. Admission is by...

  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 29 of January, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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LATE: Food, Faith and Wellbeing

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Listen to thoughts about the role of fasting in religion at our Food, Faith and Fasting panel discussion. Chaired by...

  • Time: 17:00 to 21:00
  • Date: Thursday 30 of January, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Museum wide
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Chicken or Pastirma? Fine Dining Ottoman Style

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A talk with Dr Helen Pfeifer, Faculty of History. In the Ottoman Empire as in our own society, food acted...

  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 12 of February, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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Food service by the book in early modern Europe

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A talk with Prof Deborah Krohn, Bard Graduate Center, New York. This talk will explore several cookbooks, many of them...

  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 19 of February, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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CONFERENCE Power, Promise, Politics: The pineapple from Columbus to Del Monte

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The Sainsbury Laboratory Auditorium (Cambridge University Botanic Garden) & The Bateman Auditorium (Gonville and Caius College) The pineapple is an...

  • Time: 08:45 to 17:00
  • Date: Thursday 20 of February, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Gonville and Caius
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Jewish food and the Passover rite

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A talk with Julia Biggs, Independent Art Historian. Today, Passover (or Pesach, as it is known in Hebrew) is the...

  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 8 of April, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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How we fell in love with Italian food

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A talk with Professor Diego Zancani, Emeritus Professor of Italian, University of Oxford. Admission is by token, one per person,...

  • Time: 13:15 to 14:00
  • Date: Wednesday 22 of April, 2020
  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Seminar Room (35)
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