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EventRoman Empire

2 & 3 June 2018, 10am - 5pm
Cost Adults £8, Child (16 and under) £6, Family ticket £25
Suitability All
Booking Tickets through Eventbrite.co.uk or from Museum on arrival

Join us for a re-enactment spectacular at the Caerleon Amphitheatre.

A perfect day for the whole family, with horse cavalry and artillery displays, Roman fashion and medicine, have a go archery, food and much more:


Your ticket includes:

Two shows in the amphitheatre

  • Military Muscle: marching soldiers, artillery and horse cavalry displays
  • Birds of Prey: nature’s hunters in action with Black Mountains Falconry


Kids' Activities:

  • Have a go archery – try your hand at this ancient sport
  • Sign up your little soldiers for a marching session with the ‘Junior Legion'
  • Make a mini mosaic to take home
  • Sign up for the Gladiator Obstacle Course


Stalls and Displays:

  • Meet the Gladiators: the premier league sportsmen of their day.
  • Visit our Doctor – he’s at the cutting edge of medicine. Yikes!
  • Talk to our Trader about the unusual goods he brings from faraway lands.
  • Follow the latest Roman fashion with a new hairstyle
  • Delve into the science behind the re-enactment from our Archaeologists
  • Food and drink







    Amphitheatre show schedule:

    2000 years ago the Roman army were the greatest fighting force on earth - sweeping across the map with their state of the art weapons, armour, artillery and cavalry. Come and witness the spectacle of the army in action and have a taste of life in this far flung corner of the mighty Roman Empire.

    • 11.00-11.30 Birds of Prey
    • 12.00-12.45 Military Muscle
    • 14.00-14.30 Birds of Prey
    • 15.00-15.45 Military Muscle
    Download full programme

    This is an outdoor event and all acitivities will be held in a field. Please wear suitable footwear. The entertainment will include loud noises.

    Activities are suitable for children 4+, other age restrictions may apply. Children under 2 admitted free.

    Tickets can be purchased on the day from the Museum Shop. All tickets are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for an alternative date or event.  

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