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Romans & Gladiators

Romans & Gladiators

Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall

Sat 8th Aug 2015 to Sun 9th Aug 2015

11:00am to 5:00pm

This summer holiday, join the armoured ranks of the world famous Ermine Street Guard in their 40th year of Roman re-enactment. Their soldiers will be depicting the Imperial Roman Army as they are put through their training.

Witness the colourful and well-armed Roman soldiers as they practice their combat skills, battle tactics and artillery firepower in a full scale battle with our Roman Gladiators.

Young visitors to Chesters Roman Fort can join in the drill and training with sessions throughout the day.

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Hadrian's Wall Live

Hadrian's Wall Live

Hadrian's Wall

Sat 5th Sep 2015 to Sun 6th Sep 2015

Two days of five action-packed events at four Roman attractions along Hadrian's Wall.

The Big Roman Soldier Event

Legio I Italica, the 80 strong Imperial Roman Army, will be descending on England for the very first time as they perform battle tactics, colourful combat and more. An epic Roman re-enactment not to be missed!  

Night Time Patrol

A unique opportunity to discover Housesteads Roman Fort after hours with the legionary guard of Legio I Italica patrolling the edge of the Roman Empire under the cover of darkness.  

Chesters Revealed

Performances, talks, comedy and unique aerial footage of Chesters Roman Fort projected from the air. Plus, a chance to meet our costumed character and 'saviour of Hadrian's Wall', John Clayton.  

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