Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Fishbourne Roman Palace

Upcoming Events At This Venue

August 4, 2020

Walk with our resident Archaeologist Dr Rob Symmons and his dog and find out more about the Roman history of Fishbourne and the surrounding area.

Cost £8 per person.  Places are limited so please book in advance by telephone 01243 785859 or email palacebookings@sussexpast.co.uk

Start: August 4, 2020 10:00 am
End: August 4, 2020 12:00 pm

August 6, 2020

Travel back in time every Thursday in August to the Roman era at the Palace.  Try your hand at activities from the ancient world.

Start: August 6, 2020 11:00 am
End: August 6, 2020 3:00 pm

August 13, 2020

Travel back in time every Thursday in August to the Roman era at the Palace.  Try your hand at activities from the ancient world.

Start: August 13, 2020 11:00 am
End: August 13, 2020 3:00 pm

August 20, 2020

Travel back in time every Thursday in August to the Roman era at the Palace.  Try your hand at activities from the ancient world.

Start: August 20, 2020 11:00 am
End: August 20, 2020 3:00 pm

August 22, 2020

Step back in time and enjoy the thrill of Gladiators in action on the weekend of 22nd and 23rd August.  It promises to be a thrilling, action-packed day as the Gladiators take up their arms at Fishbourne Roman Palace

The Gladiators of Britannia will bring alive the sights and sounds of the Roman amphitheatre with displays of gladiatorial contests in the Palace’s formal garden.  Portraying the wide range of people who found themselves in the arena, the Gladiators will use a variety of fighting techniques against each other, before the crowd decides on the fate of the loser.

The Gladiators will be on hand to talk about their equipment and training regime.  There will also be lots of hands-on activities for the whole family, including sword practice, Gladiator training, tasting Roman food, dress in Roman costume and even go home with a realistic-looking fake wound!

 

Start: August 22, 2020 10:00 am
End: August 23, 2020 5:00 pm

August 27, 2020

Travel back in time every Thursday in August to the Roman era at the Palace.  Try your hand at activities from the ancient world.

Start: August 27, 2020 11:00 am
End: August 27, 2020 3:00 pm

September 5, 2020

Batty about bats?  Enjoy a late-summer’s evening at the Palace on a walk and talk learning about the different species of bats that call the Palace ‘home’.  Using bat detectors, you will learn how each bat has a unique call.

Cost £8 per person.  Places are limited so please book in advance by telephone 01243 785859 or email palacebookings@sussexpast.co.uk

Start: September 5, 2020 6:00 am
End: September 5, 2020 8:00 pm

October 10, 2020

Find out all about hedgehogs as we are joined by Brent Lodge Wildlife Hospital.  Find out how to welcome hedgehogs into your garden and build a home for them along with other crafts.

Start: October 10, 2020 11:00 am
End: October 10, 2020 3:00 pm

October 26, 2020

Get an army “tattoo”, try your hand at spear practice and see if you can earn your keep as a new recruit during Roman Army Week at Fishbourne Roman Palace.  Sign up with the recruitment officer and learn to write your name in Latin before completing a range of tasks to “earn” a day’s pay.  Other activities include archery, sword practice and dressing-up Roman-style. Once you have completed the activities, return to the recruitment officer, to receive a certificate and a (replica) Roman coin as your first day’s pay!

Start: October 26, 2020 10:00 am
End: October 30, 2020 4:00 pm

October 31, 2020

Decorate your very own cupcake!  Make it as scary as you like!

£3 per cake to include decorations

Start: October 31, 2020 11:00 am
End: October 31, 2020 3:00 pm

December 12, 2020

Visit the Palace Café and get creative with this festive pastime where you can decorate a Christmas biscuit to take home and hang on your tree.

£3 per child

 

Start: December 12, 2020 11:00 am
End: December 13, 2020 3:00 pm

December 19, 2020

Visit the Palace Café and get creative with this festive pastime where you can decorate a Christmas biscuit to take home and hang on your tree.

£3 per child

Start: December 19, 2020 11:00 am
End: December 19, 2020 3:00 pm