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The Lunt is open to the public over the Summer holidays. From 23 July - 30 August. We are closed at weekends and for bank holidays.
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Coventry Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AJ

October Half Term: Drawing from the Past

Join us for a week of family friendly fun during October half term!

Tuesday 28 October

Roman Portraits
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Join our resident artist in drawing a Roman Soldier from a model dressed in first century clothes.  You will have a number of different media to work with.  There will be a number of poses through the day and time to work up your pictures.

Discover More Talk…
Learn about the Roman Army and its organisation.


Wednesday 29 October

Outside Landscapes
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Join our resident artist in drawing the landscape of the Lunt Roman Fort. These include the unique reconstructions and the landscape as you imagine it was 2000 years ago. We also have the opportunity to draw one of the denizens of the first century landscape… a badger.

Discover More Talk… 
A short talk about the landscape of Britain when the Romans arrived.


Thursday 30 October

Drawing from the Lunt Roman Fort Frieze                      10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm 
Join our resident artist in re-imagining the frieze at the Lunt Roman Fort. Using a variety of media, visitors will take inspiration from the copy of Trajan’s column to create their own battle scenes.

Discover More Talk…
A short tour illustrating important narratives in the frieze.


Friday 31 October

Drawing Roman Armour and Weaponry
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Join our resident artist in still life drawings of replica Roman Armour and weapons. 

Discover More Talk…
Learn about Roman weapons and armour.


Booking is not required. All events are free but a site entry fee applies.


  • Date:

    Tue 28 October 2014 – Fri 31 October 2014
  • Time(s):

    10.30am - 12.30pm
    1.30pm - 3.30pm
  • Cost:

    Site entry fee applies
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