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the Roman circus visitor centre is now OPEN for the summer

                      ‘The greatest Roman archaeological discovery in Britain deserves to be a national tourist destination’ – from the Essex County Standard web-site, at www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/14936960._The_greatest_Roman_archaeological_discovery_in_Britain (30th November 2016) . The Colchester Roman circus visitor centre, site and tea room are now OPEN for the summer (27th March-29th September 2018). * 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. * Admission is free. *** Please see our timetable of guided tours (two every Saturday throughout the [read more…]

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good news – we have extended our archaeological art exhibition until the 30th June!

            . The Trust is delighted to announce that ‘Reconstructing Colchester’s past’, our archaeological art exhibition of the work of Peter Froste, has now been extended until the 30th June. We opened the exhibition on the 27th March ’18, on the same day that we re-opened the Colchester Roman circus visitor centre for the summer season. The art exhibition was scheduled to run until the 28th April but, due to its success and the very positive response of our visitors, we have decided to extend it until the 30th June. The exhibition includes Peter’s design [read more…]

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guided tours of the Roman circus visitor centre: summer 2018

                        Our guided tours of the Colchester Roman circus site and visitor centre resume on Saturday 31st March. The guided tours take place on every Saturday from the 31st March until the 29th September, at 12 noon (till 1.00 pm) and at 1.00 pm (till 2.00 pm) – please see timetable below. Please meet at the Roman circus model inside the visitor centre. You can check the details in the calendar on the home page of this web-site. Our guides are all trained volunteers and they are Dinah, Sam, [read more…]