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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…]