bag of old bones was the theme for a half term family fun
day at Ross Heritage Centre on Tuesday, 27th October. The
activity was linked to The Big Draw event which takes places
across the country during October.
could get close up and look at some amazing bones and skulls
from Heritage Services' museum collection. There was a human
skull with very well cared for teeth - they didn't have
fizzy drinks in the Iron Age! Two replica human skeletons,
animal skulls and real prehistoric bones from King Arthur's
Cave near Symonds Yat, including hyena's teeth, a rhino's
ankle bone and a set of prehistoric ox horns.
children and 19 adults set about drawing bones under the
expert guidance of artists Adrian Higgins and Wendy Meaford.
Everyone produced amazing pictures and learnt a lot about
bones and what they can tell us.
you missed the event and would like to take part in the
fun, it will be repeated at the Museum Resource and Learning
Centre, Friars Street, Hereford on Thursday, 29th October
and Ledbury Heritage Centre on Friday, 30th October. Call
01432 260692 to book for these events or if you turn up
on the day there may be space for you to take part.