Eboracum Roman Festival
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 June 2017
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens
★ View the festival leaflet
The Legions of Rome return to invade the ancient city of York in June 2017 for the second Eboracum Roman Festival, complete with military parades, siege weapon demonstrations, archaeological investigations, guided walks and expert speakers.
The Eboracum Roman Festival will be based in the York Museum Gardens where there will be fighting displays from members of several Roman Legions, a Roman camp showing domestic Roman life and childrenís army drills.
At select times the gathered troops will march through the streets of York while a series of guided walks and talks by leading experts will take place at various venues around the city including Stewart Ainsworth of Channel 4ís Time Team, archaeologist Tim Sutherland, authors Ben Kane and Harry Sidebottom, archaeologists, curators and more.
The Yorkshire Museum, home some of Britainís most treasured Roman artefacts, will be unveiling the Wold Newton Hoard, the largest hoard of its kind ever found in the North of Britain, following its recent acquisition and conservation.
★ York Museum Gardens
For more information on all the events, walks, talks and activities please visit: www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk