Festival of Archaeology

Festival of Archaeology 2017

We’re celebrating the Festival of Archaeology 2017 with a series of archaeology inspired events.




Roman Shields

Family Drop-in with James Harris

Thursday 27 July, 10-11am

When the Romans took to the battlefields, they protected themselves from weapons with huge decorated shields. Join us to create your very own Roman shield to take home.

Cost: £2.50 per child, £1.50 for season ticket holders

Suitable for ages 3 and above


Become an Archaeologist

Discovery Zone with Heather Dawson

Thursday 27 July, 2-3.30pm

Have a go at digging for real Roman artefacts from our collection, drawing and trying to identify them.

Included in admission