Our third Roman Festival will include live action demonstrations from the Roman Cavalry by Equistry, marching and battle sequences from Magister Militum, Roma Antiqua and Legio VI Victrix.

These well known re-enactment groups will also have military encampments that demonstrate the changes in military equipment and Roman life throughout the 400 years of Roman occupation of Britannia. There will be plenty to keep the children happy including mosaic making, wax tablet drawing, ‘archaeological digs’, learning some latin as well as being able to dress up as an Ancient Britain or a Roman Soldier.

With a host of authors, historians and specialists on hand to chat about their work and research there will lots for everyone to enjoy - including this year our special guest - best selling author of the Horrible Histories, Terry Deary