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Here come the Romans

Date: Sat. 1 Jul, 2017 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Roman are Coming. Yate Heritage Centre presents a full day of Roman history and archaeology. There will be numerous demonstrators on St Mary's Green bringing to life the Roman period. There will be demonstrations of Roman Military life and combat from the earlier and later Roman period, a Roman doctor, Roman food and textiles and the chance to discover and  make Roman tiles and bricks. There will be a number of activities with a Roman theme including building a Roman arch, creating a mosaic, trying Roman numerals and much more. You can find out about the Romans in the Yate area and sample Roman entertainment. There will be Roman lyre performances Midday and 2pm and storytelling 1pm and 3pm on the hour. A wonderful day.


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