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Heritage Open Day 2018

3rd September 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

As part of Heritage Open Day on

Saturday 8th September 11 am – 4 pm

  • Guided tours of the Colchester Garrison
  • Guided tours of the circus centre and circus site
  • Visit the Roman soldiers in their tent (Colchester Roman Society)
  • Try finds handling and our finds quiz
  • Try your hand at metal detecting
  • Have a go at the Roman circus bowling game
  • Can you catch the rattus? game


And for the children…

  • Hook a chariot wheel game
  • Make a horse mask and race in the circus
  • Kids’ sand pit dig
  • Colour and make jewellery
  • Design your own Roman mosaic.

Plus refreshments and a burger bar.

Parking next to the Circus Centre. (Reach us via Butt Road and then Le Cateau Road/Roman Circus Walk.)


3rd September 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm