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Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall

Sat 27th Aug 2016 to Sun 28th Aug 2016

11:00am to 5:00pm

Could you hack it in Roman Britain? Join Marcus the Legionary this summer and take part in a variety of hands on activities from games to drills this summer. Hear about Roman life as a soldier and citizen at Birdoswald Roman Fort, try on costumes, and handle Roman weapons and objects.

Activities include:

  • Sword school;
  • Roman drills;
  • Talks / stories about life in the legion and the building of the wall;
  • Object handling including armour.

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