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the Roman circus visitor centre is now OPEN for the summer

                            The Colchester Roman circus visitor centre, site and tea room are now OPEN for the summer. * The summer opening hours are 11.00am-4.00pm, Tuesday-Saturday. * The visitor centre, site and tea room are wheelchair-/pushchair-accessible. * We provide free visitor car-parking spaces. […]

Roman circus visitor centre: the Ermine Street Guard are coming!

The famous Ermine Street Guard are coming to the Roman circus visitor centre for the weekend of the 10th-11th June 2017… They are a Roman military re-enactment group and they will be encamped at the Roman circus starting-gates all weekend. The Ermine Street Guard are based in Gloucester and represent a unit of Roman infantry. […]

Roman circus visitor centre summer season: programme of guided tours

The Trust is delighted to announce our summer season programme of guided tours of the Roman circus site and visitor centre. The guided tours all take place on Saturdays and start at 12 noon and at 1.00 pm: each one lasts an hour. There are also guided tours on the May Bank Holiday Mondays in […]

Colchester Roman circus visitor centre will be OPEN for the late May Bank Holiday weekend!

Colchester Roman circus visitor centre will be OPEN for the late May Bank Holiday weekend! The Roman circus visitor centre, site and tea room will be OPEN on Saturday 27th May and Monday 29th May, 11.00 am-4.00 pm (closed on Sunday 28th May). *** There will be four guided tours of the Roman circus site […]

Colchester Roman circus visitor centre is OPEN for the May Bank Holiday weekend!

The Colchester Roman circus visitor centre is OPEN for the May Bank Holiday weekend! The Colchester Roman circus visitor centre, site and tea room will be OPEN on Saturday 30th April and Monday 1st May (but closed on Sunday). *** There will also be a FREE guided tour of the Roman circus visitor centre and […]

from the Trust at the Roman circus: happy Easter !

The Trust would like to wish everyone a happy Easter and Bank Holiday weekend – especially to all our clients and professional partners, to our great volunteers, to all our Roman circus centre visitors and customers, to the visitors to our web-sites, and to all our followers on Facebook and Twitter. Easter is the great […]

it’s our big day at the Roman circus visitor centre!

The Trust is pleased to say that our big day has arrived and that the Colchester Roman circus visitor centre, site and tea room will be open for the summer from tomorrow, Tuesday 11th April. Over the winter, the visitor centre and our HQ has undergone some essential exterior maintenance work and we have also […]

Roman circus site, visitor centre and tea room re-opening!

The Colchester Roman circus site, visitor centre and tea room will re-open for the summer on Tuesday 11th April 2017. Summer opening hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11.00 am-4.00 pm. The Roman circus site, visitor centre and tea room are pushchair-/wheelchair-accessible. Admission is free. We look forward to seeing you! .

11th February: Friends of the Trust ‘talks and tea’

The Friends of the Colchester Archaeological Trust (FCAT) will be hosting an afternoon of ‘talks and tea’ on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the┬áLion Walk Congregational Church in Lion Walk, Colchester, Essex. The FCAT afternoon follows the FCAT AGM which will be held at the Roman circus centre in the morning, at 10.00 am. The […]

happy new year from the Trust!

The Colchester Archaeological Trust at the Roman circus would like to wish everyone a happy new year! We thank you for your support and interest in 2016 and we give you our best wishes for 2017. . The ancient Romans celebrated the new year on the first of January with feasting and drinking and the […]

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