Natasha, Fiona, Gerry, and Howard, the four members of Quattro Amici, accompanied by Joe Richardson on keyboard did us proud in the Roman Circus Centre with their sell-out concert last night when we were treated to two hours of songs chosen to suit all tastes. In particular I loved The Flower Duet (Lakmé), a famous [read more…]
National Heritage Open Day at the Roman Circus Centre was a free fun day for all the family. Tours, quizzes, games, and more were all on offer. About twenty-nine volunteers and archaeologists all helped to make the day a success. The centre was buzzing and visitors seemed to like it. [read more…]
The story about the interesting recent find of a small horse bone from the Roman circus has got in a bit of tangle. The bone points to an animal about the size of a medium to large Shetland pony. There is no reason to suppose that it actually was [read more…]
SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2017 THE FRIENDS AGM WILL BE HELD AT 10.00 AM AT ROMAN CIRCUS HOUSE. THE ANNUAL LECTURE WILL BE AT 2 PM AT LION WALK CHURCH. ALL MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO BOTH EVENTS.
SATURDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2016 The Fitzwilliam Museum has been called ‘the finest small museum in Europe’ and this year it is celebrating its bicentenary. There is a shop and cafe and it is close to the City Centre should you have the urge to shop ! The coach will leave [read more…]
SATURDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016 This is a return visit to Sutton Hoo. Though we haven’t been there for a while it is always an interesting place to visit. We are hoping to arrange a guided tour around the burial mounds. We will leave in the afternoon to go to the [read more…]
SATURDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2016 The AGM of the Friends will be held at Roman Circus House at 10 AM and this will be followed at 2 PM by the annual lectures which will be about the work of the Trust in the last twelve months. Members are encouraged to attend [read more…]