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September 2015

Play an ancient Colchester board game

5th September 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

For further details, see http://www.thecolchesterarchaeologist.co.uk/

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Heritage open day tours

12th September 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

  On Saturday, 12th September, there will be three sets of guided tours starting and finishing at the Roman Circus Centre, Roman Circus Walk, CO2 7GZ. * A guided walk (about 45 minutes) around the surviving buildings of some of the Victorian and Edwardian buildings of Colchester Garrison led by Peter Hall (very knowledgeable and experienced guide) starting at 11.00am and 1.00pm. * A guided tour (about 30 minutes) around the circuit of the Roman circus site (Britain's only known…

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July 2016

Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club: Archaeological Fun Day!

16th July 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roman Circus Centre, Roman Circus Walk
Colchester, CO2 7GZ
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Jul2016 Colchester Young Archaeologists' Club: archaeological fun day at the Roman circus centre From 11.00am until 4.00pm At the Roman circus centre Roman Circus Walk, Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ admission free! The Colchester Young Archaeologists' Club will be presenting an archaeological fun day at the Roman circus centre, using a grant of £1,800 from Essex County Council. The fun day is on the first day of the UK Festival of Archaeology 2016. The fun day will be suitable for all…

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March 2018

reconstructing Colchester’s past: an archaeological art exhibition of the work of Peter Froste

March 27 @ 11:00 am - April 28 @ 4:00 pm

  The Colchester Archaeological Trust is delighted to present a special archaeological art exhibition of the work of Peter Froste, 27th March-28th April '18. 11.00 am until 4.00 pm, at Colchester Roman circus visitor centre, Roman Circus Walk, Colchester, Essex CO2 7GZ. Admission £1.00 per person. Peter Froste is a professional artist who has collaborated with Trust director Philip Crummy for many years, and produced a large number of artworks in different media for the Trust. One series of Peter…

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all welcome at public reception to unveil modern Roman circus mosaic

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
FREE

On Saturday 31st March – Easter Saturday – the Trust will be holding a public reception here at the Roman circus visitor centre to officially unveil our great modern Roman circus mosaic, which was made by and has been renovated by teams of volunteers. The modern mosaic is now finished and is displayed on a specially-built wall. The modern mosaic was designed by Peter Froste and he will be attending the reception – so it is your chance to see…

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September 2018

Heritage Open Day 2018

September 3 @ 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…

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