Hadrian’s Wall Live: Daytime Event

@ Birdoswald Roman Fort – Hadrian’s Wall

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03 September 2016 - 04 September 2016

11am - 5pm

£6.60 - £11, £28.60 family, discount for English Heritage Members

Hadrian’s Wall Live is coming to Birdoswald Roman Fort this September. Don’t miss your chance to see Roman history brought to life on the epic World Heritage Site – Hadrian’s Wall.

The spectacle will consist of:

  • A large scale Roman battle when the Roman army will take on Barbarians;
  • A beautiful collection of hawks including Gyr, Saker, Peregrine and the most important Roman symbol; the Eagle;
  • Gladiator shows with two re-enactors in combat at regular times throughout the day;
  • Kids’ sword drills;
  • Kids’ Chariot Racing;
  • Theatre: ‘After the Eagles’ by Time Will Tell Theatre
    Three intertwining stories; a Roman merchants widow, keen to keep her husband’s business going in Britain, her slave, a former Romano-British noblewoman and a returning soldier. Some want the end of the Roman Empire, for others its continuation – find out which as the characters’ secrets are revealed;
  • Arts & Crafts;
  • The touring Mansio, a travelling, specially designed, venue where commissioned pieces of work by leading contemporary poets and authors will be shared with the public. Find out more.

View this year’s trailer and more information about the event here.

Please note: A ticket to this event grants you free entry to Birdoswald’s evening event ‘Barbarians Night Attack’ on Sat 3 Sept (8.30pm-10pm).

Venue
Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Gilsland
Brampton
Cumbria
CA8 7DD

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