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Ancestors: an evening with Alice Roberts (SOLD OUT)

Saturday 13 November 2021, 8.00pm

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What can a grave tell us about a person? Did the Neanderthals bury their dead? Why was a man from the Alps buried in Wiltshire, four thousand years ago? How is genetics revolutionising what we know about the deep past? And what does all this mean for us, today? 

These are just some of the questions Alice will be exploring as she takes us on a tour of her pick of the most fascinating burials in Britain, with behind-the-scenes insights from digs and filming - and a chance to buy a signed copy of her new book, Ancestors.

‘This is a terrific, timely and transporting book - taking us heart, body and mind beyond history, to the fascinating truth of the prehistoric past and the present’ Bettany Hughes

‘While the rest of us read words, Alice reads bones - and what stories they have to tell. In her hands they seem slick with life, bearing messages from ancient worlds. I was captivated.' Neil Oliver

Tickets: £27
Ticket + Book (Signed Copy of Ancestors): £42
(under 14s to be accompanied by an adult)

Ticket & Book offer includes a signed copy of ANCESTORS. Book to be collected on night of perfomance. Ticket holders must present valid event ticket or proof of purchase in exchange for book copy.



SOLD OUT

Location

1532 Performing Arts Centre, Elton Road, Bristol, BS8 1SJ
Email: 1532@bgs.bristol.sch.uk Tel: 0117 259 1532

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