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Romans in the North

Romans in the North

The John Hampshire Memorial Symposium in association with the Yorkshire Philosophical Society. Explore recent archaeological fieldwork, research and community projects at this fascinating and insightful one day symposium which brings together a range of expert speakers from York  and beyond. Schedule for the day 10am: Welcome from York Museums Trust 10.10am – 11am: Session One ‘196 […]

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Eboracum Roman Festival 2019

Eboracum Roman Festival 2019

The Legions of Rome return to invade the ancient city of York this summer for the annual Eboracum Roman Festival. From 31 May – 2 June, Roman Eboracum comes to life in the beautiful York Museum Gardens with a Roman Living History camp, Kids Army, demonstrations and activities for all ages. Visit the Yorkshire Museum […]

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Eboracum Tours: York’s Roman Fortress – Kurt Hunter Mann

Eboracum Tours: York’s Roman Fortress – Kurt Hunter Mann

The original Eboracum fortress, built more than 1,900 years ago, established the centre of York and a pattern of streets that still exist today. Walk in the footsteps of the Ninth and the Sixth Roman legions to discover how they shaped the city, looking at the archaeological evidence for the fortress, as well as examining […]

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Eboracum Tours: Roman Graveyards in York – John Oxley

Eboracum Tours: Roman Graveyards in York – John Oxley

Back by popular demand, discover how and where the Romans buried their dead in, or rather outside, Roman York. Learn about Roman burial practices and the way the Romans thought about death and the afterlife. On this walk you’ll visit some of York’s most interesting Roman cemeteries, find out about the evidence recovered from each […]

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