What's on

The Cromwell Museum has a wide variety of temporary exhibitions, events, talks and tours throughout the year to appeal to a range of interests. The entries below are our current programme for the next few months.

'All People One': The Levellers

05-11-22 - 02-04-23
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
In 1647 a movement known as ‘Levellers’ campaigned for the first time in British history for all men to have the right to vote. This new exhibit explores their story.
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'The Poorest He: The Putney Debates'

25-02-23 - 26-02-23
11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
A dramatization of events in 1647 which led to the foundation of democracy
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February Half-Term Activities

14-02-23 - 16-02-23
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Join us during half-term to take part in a new family trail at the Museum, and try out block printing!
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Cromwell Museum Spring Lecture Series

19-04-23 - 10-05-23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
A four part lecture series on aspects of the life and times of Oliver Cromwell and the 17th Century by top experts in their field.
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'The Trial of Charles I: New Evidence': a talk by Professor Ted Vallance

19-04-23 - 19-04-23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
In January 1649 Charles I was put on trial for treason against his own people; new evidence sheds light on this pivotal event.
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'King's Lynn's Defences: New Archaeological Discoveries': by David Flintham

26-04-23 - 26-04-23
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Recent archaeological digs are changing our understanding of Civil War fortifications; what have the excavations at King’s Lynn revealed?
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'Cromwell and the Jewish Community': a talk by Paul Lay

03-05-23 - 03-05-23
7:30 PM - 9:00 AM
Oliver Cromwell is remembered for the readmission of the Jewish community into England; what is the story behind this?
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'Oliver Cromwell and the Haunting of Ireland': a talk by Dr Sarah Covington

10-05-23 - 10-05-23
7:30 PM - 9:00 AM
Cromwell has been reviled, memorialised and turned into folklore in Ireland - this talk looks at these strands in Irish history.
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