Lunt Roman Festival 2017

history living history festival

EVENT DATES

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15/07/2017 16/07/2017

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It's A.D. 60; the Iceni of East Anglia led by the legendary Boudica have rebelled against Roman rule, and have just been defeated in a terrible battle fought somewhere in the Midlands. As a result the Romans are building a series of...

ADMISSIONS

Entry

Adult Price ( £ 6.00 )
Child Price ( £ 4.00 ) *Age Limit - Years
Family Prices
  • ( £ 17.00 )

Parking & Other

Other Fees

DESCRIPTION

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Roman Britain!
With cavalry, infantry, artillery and living history encampments, the Lunt will be bursting with life and activity throughout the day. Costumed interpreters will fill the fort with Roman infantry marching, an Iron Age camp, weaving demonstrations and birds of prey (Saturday only). Plus don’t miss the unique sight of horseback demonstrations and infantry fighting in the famous Gyrus.
Join us for a fun and interactive insight into the early history of Coventry, from the Iron Age to the end of the Roman occupancy all in a single day! 
Participants include:

The Vicus (re-enactors: early Roman soldiers and Iron Age warriors)
Britannia – Roman Infantry with living history camp
Dumnonika – Iron Age warriors and civilians with living history camp
ARC – Duo of Roman Cavalry soldiers with living history camp
Falconry display (on Saturday only)
REME – modern soldiers
Textiles Through Time – Spinning and Weaving in the Granary
Coventry and District Archaeology Society display
Weavers' Workshop
Family activities include - try your hand at archery with Activity Club Coventry, make a clay pot, and join in with Iron Age and Roman children’s drill.