Category archives for: Friends’ past events (before Sept 2016)

the Friends’ excursion to St Albans and Roman Verulamium

On Saturday (9th May), members of the Friends of the Colchester Archaeological Trust (‘the Friends’ or ‘FCAT’) went on an excursion to St Albans, led by Mike Corbishley. Mike is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of London’s Institute of Archaeology and he has a long association with the Trust. The group set off […]

‘Fenwick treasure’ lecture at firstsite: Saturday 18th April 2015

The Trust will present a 4-part illustrated lecture about the ‘Fenwick treasure’ at firstsite on Saturday 18th April 2015. We found the treasure during our excavation on the site at the Williams & Griffin store last summer. It will take place in the Lecture Theatre at firstsite and will be initially open to members of […]

AGM & ANNUAL LECTURE 2015 Saturday 7th February at 10.30 am

The AGM will be held at Roman Circus House, North Circular Road, Colchester at 10.30 am. At this meeting most of the decisions relating to the day to day running of the Friends, events and plans for the Roman Circus House are discussed. You are encouraged to attend and put forward your views on these […]


Mike Corbishley will be leading a visit to St. Albans where we will visit the Verulamium Roman Museum, the remains of the Roman Theatre and the mosaic and hypocaust in Verulamium Park. There will be free time in the town. We will be leaving from outside Grey Friars at 8.30 a.m and returning to Colchester […]


We will be going directly to Saffron Walden to spend the morning in this interesting and historical town. After lunch we will be going to visit Duxford Chapel, originally built in the 13th century as a hospital and chapel for travellers. Our final visit of the day will be to the 12th century church at […]

Saturday 5th April 2014 – ‘The Roman army – fact & fiction’ [reinstate]

Saturday 2nd February 2014 – AGM and lecture [reinstate]

Saturday 4th October 2014 – Stow Maries [reinstate]

Saturday 18th September 2014 – Chelmer and Blackwater [reinstate]

Saturday 31st October 2013 – British Museum [reinstate]

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