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The life and death of Pompeii

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The Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum is a British Museum exhibition focusing on the homes and lives of the inhabitants of the thriving industrial hub of Pompeii and the small seaside town of Herculaneum, nearly 2,000 years ago when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. There are  more than 400 objects on display, many of which have never been seen outside Italy.

portrait-of-terentius-nero-his-wife-c-soprintendenza-speciale-per-i-beni-archeologici-di-napoli-e-pompeiThis blockbuster show has been filmed for exhibition in cinemas around the world. POMPEII: Captured Live in HD offers an exclusive private view in high definition of this major exhibition. Introduced by British Museum Director Neil MacGregor, this fascinating show will guide cinema audiences around the exhibition, with insights from renowned experts who will bring these extraordinary objects to life. With accompanying music, poetry and eyewitness accounts, plus specially made films of Pompeii and Herculaneum today, this is a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of the exhibition to explore the stories of these famous Roman cities.

Pompeii Captured Live screens at Palace Byron Bay Cinema on Saturday August 31 at 1pm. Tickets $18-$20 available now at cinema box office, or online at www.palacecinemas.com.au

 


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