Heritage Open Day at the circus

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 knowledgeable and experienced guide) starting at 11.00am and 1.00pm.
* A guided tour (about 30 minutes) around the circuit of the Roman circus site (Britain’s only known chariot racing track) starting on every full and every half hour from 10.00 am to 4.00pm.
* A guided tour (about 15 minutes) of Roman Circus House every quarter of an hour throughout the day. Roman Circus House was formerly a NAAFI and is now the offices and stores of the Colchester Archaeological Trust. Archaeologists will be on hand to explain how they work.
The café will be open throughout the day.