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National Roman Legion Museum What’s On Spring Guide March-June 2013

Family Fun Talks

www.museumwales.ac.uk 0300 111 2333

St David’s Day Sun 3 March, 11am-4pm

Make something nice for Mum Sun 10 March, Workshops at 2pm & 3pm Make a soap wash ball and add some scents of the Roman garden. £2 per person, all materials included.

New Discoveries from the Brecon Gaer Roman Fort

Write it like Beckham…

Do Something Different!

Fri 29 March-Sun 7 April, Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm Sun, 2-4pm

Sat 11-Sun 12 May

Lots of famous people, including David Beckham, have tattoos written in Latin, the language of the Romans. Make your own ink and create your own tattoo. £2 per person.

Beat the Bunny! Sun 31 March, 2-4pm

Thurs 14 March, 6pm Joe Lewis talks about the objects unearthed around Brecon Gaer Roman Fort in 2008-09 and the insights they give. £3.50 per person.

Find your egg before the bunny does! £1.50 per child.

Eat, Drink and Be Merry Mon 6 May, 11am-4pm

Wear your Wellies Sat 23 March, 11am-4pm Sun 24 March, 2-4pm Practical experiments about how the Romans moved water. Warning: extreme likelihood of getting wet!

Celebrate the Roman festival of Floralia with eating, drinking, games to play, fighting to watch and contests to take part in.

Learning isn’t just for kids. Unleash your inner warrior with Gladiator training on Saturday at 10am and 2pm. Create a simple meal on Sunday with Roman cooking skills at 2pm.

Archery Sat 18 May, 2pm Jonathan Thomas talks about the history and manufacture of bows. Plus outdoor demonstration of bows and we’ll even put Roman armour to the test. £3.50 per person.

Murder Most Foul Mon 27-Fri 31 May Workshops at 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm Join the ‘SPQR’ police to work out who dunnit. £2 per child.

Find out more about all of these events and sign up for our e-newsletter at www.museumwales.ac.uk Open: Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday 2pm-5pm Details correct at time of printing. Please call (029) 2057 3550 before making a special journey.

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For more details on all events visit www.museumwales.ac.uk or call 0300 111 2333

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Celebrate with some traditional Welsh pastimes and make Welsh cakes.


National Roman Legion Museum - What's On Spring Guide 2013