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Roman week

As part of ‘Summer at Murton Park’, this week’s theme is Roman. With something on every day, we hope to see you there!

CRAFTS

Mon 1st August – Make a Roman helmet

Wed 3rd August – What to Make Wednesday – bring in your recycling and see what you can create (we’ll also have some here!)

Friday 5th August – Make a Roman fort using cardboard boxes

Sessions: 10am-12pm & 1pm-3pm

Cost: £2 per child, with a valid annual pass (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Suitable for ages 3+

TAKE PART TUESDAY & THURSDAY

Tuesday 2nd August & Thursday 4th August – 2 hr sessions

Ever wanted to live the life of a Roman? Join us at Murton Park to explore how our ancestors lived through history. We’re running two hour living history experiences that allow visitors to step back in time and pretend to be somebody from the past.

Roman activity sessions include:

  • Vindolanda Tablet Writing – write your own message in Latin cursive on a wooden tablet using a dipping pen
  • Weapons training – practice with wooden swords, and drill for a Roman battle
  • Weapons talk/handling – have a look at our collection of replica Roman weapons and armour

Sessions: 10.30am-12.30pm & 1pm-3pm

Cost: £8 per person, with a valid annual pass (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

Suitable for ages: 7-77!

Booking for the Roman activity sessions is advisable: Buy Tickets for Roman activity (digitickets.co.uk)

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