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Historical Event, Sat 2 - Sun 3 Jun 2018, £6-£8

Roman Legion

Roman Legion

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Join us for a re-enactment spectacular at the Caerleon Amphitheatre on 2-3 June. 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.

Your ticket price includes all of the following items – it’s the perfect way to spend a Roman day for the whole family in Caerleon:

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.
Talk to our trader about the exotic goods he brings from faraway lands.
Visit our doctor – he’s at the cutting edge of medicine. Yikes!
Follow the latest fashion with a new Roman hairstyle, or get a fake wound to impress your friends with your battle scars.
Meet the Gladiators – the premier league sportsmen of their day.
Sign your little soldiers up for a marching session with the ‘Junior Legion’
Find about more about the science behind the re-enactment from our Archaeologists.
‘Have a go’ archery – try your hand at this ancient sport.
Make your own Mini Roman Mosaic to take home.

Food and drink will be available to purchase at the event.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsGift shopPublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 2 - Sun 3 Jun 2018 10:00 to 17:00

Prices

Ticket prices: Adult £8.00, Child £6.00, Family £25.00.

Address

High Street,
Caerleon,
Newport,
NP18 1AH

Location

Directions

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Map reference: ST 340905  Lat: 51.60944 Long: -2.95448

The Roman Legionary Museum at Caerleon is near to Newport, Gwent. It is within easy reach of Cardiff, Bristol and the Severn Bridge.

By Car: Follow the brown helmet signs from the M4 (westbound junction 25, eastbound junction 26).

For satellite navigation purposes use the post code NP18 1AE (recorded as 'High Street').

By bus: Buses run from Newport. Please call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 for further information.

Accessible by Public Transport

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups