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Opening Hours

The Lunt is open to booked school groups 10:00 - 15:30 Monday - Friday | The Lunt will be open to public in the May half term from Tuesday 28 May to Friday 31 May.
For school visits please go to the Learning page


Contact

Phone
024 76237575 (general enquiries)
Email
info@culturecoventry.com
Address
Coventry Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AJ

Lunt Roman Festival

Image Credit: Ryan Murray
Image Credit: Ryan Murray

Join us for the Lunt’s biggest event of the year – the Roman Festival is back!


Watch Britannia - as seen on BBC's Horrible Histories, Blackadder Back and Forth and the Sky Atlantic series Britannia - battle to the death in the Gyrus as they bring their renowned Gladiator display back to the Lunt!

Take a stroll through our Living History village and meet the Vicus, who will give you an insight into the sights and sounds of 1st century life, through a range of displays including craft making, cooking, traditional games and military equipment & training.

Learn about weaving and textiles with the Coventry Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers, who will be holding an interactive weaving demonstration on Sunday.

Try your hand at being a Roman soldier in our interactive Battle Drill! Our experienced guides will safely lead younger recruits through a fun and exciting training session, during which they'll be kitted out with uniforms, sword and shield, and learn the basics of soldierly life. How to march, how to fight and the best sort of insult to use against the Celts!

Get into the festival spirit by making and decorating your own festival mask in our craft activity - the wilder and more colourful the better.

The Coventry and District Archaeological Society will be on site to talk about finds from their latest project at Broomfield Tavern.

Test your aim with Activity Club Coventry who will be bringing their interactive archery stand to the fort on Sunday.

Ticket Prices

Adults £5.00, children and concessions £4.00, Family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £15.00. Under 4s FREE

Parking 

There is some on- site parking at the fort however this will fill very quickly. There are three nearby car parks in Baginton that we are also using for parking. These are:

Russells Garden Centre, CV8 3AG

The Oak, CV8 3AU

The Royal British Legion, CV8 3AQ


Details

  • Date:

    Sat 20 July – Sun 21 July
  • Time(s):

    10.00 - 17.00
  • Cost:

    Adults £5.00, children and concessions £4.00, Family tickets (2 adults, 2 children) £15.00. Under 4s
  • Event Type:

    Performance
  • Audience:

    Family