You are invited to play the ancient board game of Aquila, Saturday 5th September 2015 at the Roman Circus Centre between 10am and 2pm. The event is free, as is entry to the Roman Circus Centre. Based upon an interpretation of an ancient 2000-year-old game discovered in Stanway by the [read more…]
We’re looking forward to this year’s Heritage Open Day on Saturday 12th September. We have three sets of tours for you. These are: * A guided walk (about 45 minutes) around the surviving buildings of some of the Victorian and Edwardian buildings of Colchester Garrison led by Peter Hall (very [read more…]
We will be open on Monday of the August Bank holiday. (We are normally closed on Mondays.) This means we will be open on Saturday (29th August) and Monday (31st August) 10.00am – 4.30pm as usual but closed on the Sunday (30th August).
We are currently still conducting an excavation on a site at the Flagstaff House complex, in the old garrison at Colchester and just up the road from our building, Roman Circus House. This is a very limited excavation: we are excavating the service trench for the new residential development at [read more…]
From today (7th August), the Trust’s series of twelve published reports – the Colchester Archaeological Reports or CAR reports – will be available to buy at a cost of £1 each. We now hold only limited stock of some of the volumes, so purchase of volumes is subject to availability. [read more…]
Fleur Schinning is a post-graduate student at Leiden University in the Netherlands. She is specialising in Heritage Management and currently writing her thesis, and her research includes an online questionnaire for the readers of a group of archaeology blogs. Fleur writes: ‘… My research will focus on the use of [read more…]