Roman Scarborough

Date

Sat 5 & Sun 6 Aug 2017 

Time

11am-5pm

Location

Scarborough Castle 

Suitable For

Everyone

A line of Roman soldiers wearing full armour and carrying shields.

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March up to Scarborough Castle this weekend and prepare your charges to experience the most popular sport in Roman times - chariot racing.

Your little Romans can have a go at becoming a mighty horse in our chariot racing. Who will win the race and rule the castle?

Experience Roman life, witness cavalry demonstrations and watch fascinating displays of falconry.

Timetable:

11.00am The Origins of Falconry: A presentation from the Hawk House
Visit the falconarius and his companion at the decorated Hawk House and see birds of the chase at rest.

12.00pmCavalry display: Weapons Equipment and Skill at Arms of Romano British period cavalry
Witness a powerful display of Roman Cavalry in the main arena.

12.30pm Mini Roman Chariot racing!
Calling all mini Roman Soldiers! It's time to test your skills in our Chariot racing!

1.00pm Roman Falconry Display: Winged Prophets and Portents
Watch birds of chase in thrilling flight, and learn all about the dawn of falconry in Britannia and the new fashion for free hunting during the late Roman period.

2.00pm Cavalry display: Weapons Equipment and Skill at Arms of Romano British period cavalry
Witness a powerful display of Roman Cavalry in the main arena.

2.30pm Mini Roman Chariot racing!
Calling all mini Roman Soldiers! It's time to test your skills in our Chariot racing!

3.00pm Roman Falconry Display: Feathered Guardians of Rome Watch birds of chase in thrilling flight, and learn all about the dawn of falconry in Britannia and the new fashion for free hunting during the late Roman period.

4.00pm Cavalry display: Weapons Equipment and Skill at Arms of Romano British period cavalry
Witness a powerful display of Roman Cavalry in the main arena.

4.30pm Mini Roman Chariot racing!
Calling all mini Roman Soldiers! It's time to test your skills in our Chariot racing!

Throughout the day:

Living History Encampment
Step back in time at our Roman Living History Encampment, see and hear what life would have been like in Roman Britain and explore the armoury.

Roman Myths and Legends
Hear some classic Myths, Stories and Legends surrounding the Gods, Goddesses and creatures from Roman times.

Life at Scarborough Roman Signal Station
Long before Scarborough had a Castle, this was an important Roman Signal station at the site. Join our Roman Soldier and discover what life was like living here during Roman times!

Prices

Type Price
Member (Adult) £2.00
Member (Child) £1.00
Member (Concession) £1.50
Member (Family) £4.50
Adult £6.90
Child, 5-15 years £4.50
Concession £6.30
Family £18.50

Price Notes

Corporate members pay English Heritage member rates to this event.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today using our online system below or by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm, Sat 9am – 5pm). Please note the telephone bookings will close at 3pm the day before the event or 3pm on Friday if the event is on a weekend.

How to find us

Address
Castle Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1HY
Location
North Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber

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