Fishbourne Roman Palace

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Fishbourne Roman Palace

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October 28, 2019

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 this Half Term. 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 28, 2019 10:00 am
End: November 1, 2019 3:00 pm

November 16, 2019

Discover how the Romans used light in a world with no electricity. Experiment with different ancient fuels and have the chance to make a Roman candle and a clay oil lamp to take home!

Togi’s Team is a club for budding young archaeologists aged 6+ years.  Our regular Togi’s Team sessions are held from 10am-12.30pm on Saturdays at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Sessions need to be booked and paid for in advance.  Please contact us at least 7 days before the session on 01243 785859 to book your place.  Each session will cost £15 a time.

If you would like to book a place or have any questions about the sessions, then please contact us on 01243 785859

Start: November 16, 2019 10:00 am
End: November 16, 2019 12:30 pm

Discover Latin brought to life at one of Britain’s most famous Roman sites.

Spend a day learning Latin in a relaxed and friendly environment.  Meet the classical authors and dip into their writing, discover the basis of many English words and hear the sound of classical Latin read aloud.

This enjoyable and informative one-day course for adults will be led by George Sharpley from The Latin Qvarter.  The course is ideal for those interested in gaining a glimpse of the past through language.  The mixture of historical references, vocabulary and grammar makes this an inspiring course for all, from complete beginners to those who would like to brush up on their knowledge.

The course costs £50 for the day which includes tea and coffee on arrival, entry to the Roman Palace and all materials.  Places are limited so please book in advance by telephoning 01243 785859 or palacebookings@sussexpast.co.uk

Start: November 16, 2019 10:00 am
End: November 16, 2019 4:30 pm

January 18, 2020

What is our evidence for food and feasting? Investigate ancient food and drink and find out how and why people celebrated in the past. Create an ancient feast to share using real Roman recipes!

Togi’s Team is a club for budding young archaeologists aged 6+ years.  Our regular Togi’s Team sessions are held from 10am-12.30pm on Saturdays at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Sessions need to be booked and paid for in advance.  Please contact us at least 7 days before the session on 01243 785859 to book your place.  Each session costs £15.

If you would like to book a place or have any questions about the sessions, then please contact us on 01243 785859.

Start: January 18, 2020 10:00 am
End: January 18, 2020 12:30 pm

March 21, 2020

What do archaeologists do once they have found an artefact in the ground? Find out how ancient objects are discovered, cleaned, preserved and stored in the museum, and go on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour with our expert guide!

Togi’s Team is a club for budding young archaeologists aged 6+.  Our regular Togi’s Team sessions are held from 10am-12.30pm on Saturdays at Fishbourne Roman Palace.

Sessions need to be booked and paid for in advance.  Please contact us at least 7 days before the session on 01243 785859 to book your place.  Each session will cost £15 a time.

If you would like to book a place or have any questions, then please contact us on 01243 785859.

Start: March 21, 2020 10:00 am
End: March 21, 2020 12:30 pm