Museum Centenary Festival 12th and 13th July 2014
This year's Roman Festival will celebrate the Museum's centenary in 2014. Two re-enactment groups will be participating, Legio Secunda Augusta, a first century society, and Roman Cavalry group Romanorum. Both groups bring their specialist areas of interest vividly to life. There will be exciting military displays involving infantry and cavalry, and Roman artillery. A mosaicist, lawyer, masseur, surgeon, troop of gladiators, Roman women and children all demonstrate ways of life in Roman times. Children are able to dress up in armour, fight with Roman gladiators and participate in a range of other exciting activities. There will also be other special events and activities to commemorate of the Centenary.