We are re-opening on 27th March 2018 – put the date in your diary! We look forward to seeing you then. All details at www.thecolchesterarchaeologist.co.uk/?p=38285 . . The image is published online at https://thegraphicsfairy.com/ and used here with thanks to the Graphics Fairy.
In August, author Douglas Jackson replied to a post by the Trust on Facebook about Caroline Lawrence’s new book, The Roman quests: death in the arena, some of which is set in Roman Colchester and even in the Roman circus… Douglas Jackson writes historical novels for adults which are set [read more…]
The Trust would like to announce that the Colchester Roman circus visitor centre and tea room will be closing for the autumn/winter at 4.00 pm on Saturday 30th September (next week). If you haven’t already visited us here, [read more…]
On Saturday (16th September), the Colchester Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) met up for their annual archaeological excavation session. Colchester YAC organiser Barbara Butler writes: ‘… Members of the Colchester YAC enjoyed a morning with members of the Colchester Archaeological Group (CAG) on the site of a Roman villa on privately-owned [read more…]
On Saturday (9th September), the Trust hosted an archaeological ‘finds fest’ for our Heritage Open Day 2017 here at the Colchester Roman circus visitor centre. A team of Trust archaeologists and volunteers presented a large array [read more…]
‘Colchester Recalled’ is our local oral history group. They are a voluntary group who produce and archive recordings of local people talking about their lives or of events. They publish an annual magazine and some of the recordings are available to buy on CD. The recordings can also be accessed [read more…]
Hannah is one of the Trust’s youngest volunteers, and the daughter of Trust volunteer Wendie. They live in Colchester, not far from the Roman circus centre and our HQ. Hannah is an A-level student at Colchester Institute and, at [read more…]