Clash of The Romans at Wroxeter

Date

Sat 9 & Sun 10 Jun 2018 

Time

11am-5pm

Location

Wroxeter Roman City 

Suitable For

Everyone

Roman soldier

Experience an all-action contest as two teams of Roman legionaries battle it out in a test of skill in the Clash of the Romans. Only one team will triumph!

Timetable of activities

11am Children’s Drill
A chance for children to learn the discipline of the legionary, obeying the Optio as he barks orders. Do you have what it takes to defeat the Emperor’s enemies?

11.30am Clash of the Romans I - Sword Shield and Hasta
Our first opportunity of the day for your team to score points. Red and Blue compete in spear throwing, attempting to hit each other’s shield wall. They also fight with sword and shield as they attempt to capture each other’s standards

12pm Weapons and Tactics
Join us at the arena to see the weapons and tactics used by the 2nd-century Imperial Roman Army with Legio VIII Augusta

12.30pm Roman Falconry Show
Discover the ways that men first hunted with hawks during the end of the Roman period with a thrilling display of birds in action!

1pm Arming the Warrior
Your chance to learn of the arms and armour of the Roman Infantry, the Legionary and the Auxiliary, in the Encampment

1.30pm Clash of the Romans II - Archery
Archers win points for their team with bow and arrow as the opposing shield wall approaches

2pm Kids Gladiator Fighting
Learn the skills needed to defeat your enemies! Join us and experience the thrill of the fight and learn what it takes to become a gladiator

2.30pm Roman Falconry Show
Discover the ways that men first hunted with hawks during the end of the Roman period with a thrilling display of birds in action!

3pm Arming the Warrior
Your chance to learn of the arms and armour of the Roman Infantry, the Legionary and the Auxiliary, in the Encampment

3.30pm Clash of the Romans III - Sword Shield and Hasta
The final opportunity of the day for your team to score points. Red and Blue compete in spear throwing, attempting the hit each other’s shield wall. They also fight with sword and shield as they attempt to capture each other’s standards

4pm Children’s Drill
A chance for children to learn the discipline of the legionary, obeying the Optio as he barks orders. Do you have what it takes to defeat the Emperor’s enemies?

Throughout the day, visit the encampment to see how Romans lived and fought and take part in the children’s activities - including army training and chariot racing!

Prices

Type Price
Member (Adult) £2.50
Member (Child) £1.50
Member (Concession) £2.25
Member (Family) £6.50
Adult £9.30
Child, 5-17 years £5.60
Concession £8.35
Family £24.20

Price Notes

Ticket price includes entry to the event and the site.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today using our online system or by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm, Sat 9am – 5pm). Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Address
Wroxeter Roman City, Wroxeter, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY5 6PH Sat nav postcode: SY5 6PJ
Location
Shropshire, West Midlands

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