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The Lunt Fort is open to the public during school holidays not including weekends or Bank Holidays. Open 10.00am - 3.30pm from 10 - 21 April, 30 May - 2 June, 26 July - 1 September and 23 - 27 October. (Please note the Fort is not open during February Half Term)
For school visits please go to the Learning page


Contact

Phone
024 7623 7548 (general enquiries)
Email
luntromanfort@culturecoventry.com
Address
Coventry Road, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV8 3AJ

Lunt Roman Festival 2017

Lunt Roman Festival 2017
Lunt Roman Festival 2017

A fun and interactive day of Roman history brought to life


 

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Roman Britain!
With cavalry, infantry, artillery and living history encampments, the Lunt will be bursting with life and activity throughout the day. Costumed interpreters will fill the fort with Roman infantry marching, an Iron Age camp, weaving demonstrations and birds of prey. Plus don’t miss the unique sight of horseback demonstrations and infantry fighting in the famous Gyrus!
Join us for a fun and interactive insight into the early history of Coventry, from the Iron Age to the end of the Roman occupancy all in a single day! 
Refreshments will be available on site.
There will be a special shuttle bus service connecting the Lunt to the city centre throughout the festival. 
There is free parking at the Lunt site and an overspill at the car park of Russell’s Nursery, only a 4 minute walk away.

Travel back in time and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Roman Britain!

With cavalry, infantry, artillery and living history encampments, the Lunt will be bursting with life and activity throughout the day. Costumed interpreters will fill the fort with Roman infantry marching, an Iron Age camp, weaving demonstrations and birds of prey (Saturday only). Plus don’t miss the unique sight of horseback demonstrations and infantry fighting in the famous Gyrus.

Join us for a fun and interactive insight into the early history of Coventry, from the Iron Age to the end of the Roman occupancy all in a single day! 

Participants include: 

The Vicus (re-enactors: early Roman soldiers and Iron Age warriors)
Britannia – Roman Infantry with living history camp
Dumnonika – Iron Age warriors and civilians with living history camp
ARC – Duo of Roman Cavalry soldiers with living history camp
Falconry display (on Saturday only)
REME – modern soldiers
Textiles Through Time – Spinning and Weaving in the Granary
Coventry and District Archaeology Society display
Weavers' Workshop (Sunday)
Roman replica traders – Steve Wagstaff, Aarg Armouries and Roman Onwards.

Family activities include  - try your hand at archery with Activity Club Coventry, make a clay pot, and  join in with Iron Age and Roman children’s drill.

Refreshments will be available on site.There will be a special shuttle bus service* (located on Silver Street, Coventry, CV1 1HP) connecting the Lunt to the city centre throughout the festival from 10.30am until the last bus from the Lunt at 3.30pm. There is free parking at the Lunt site and an overspill at the car park of Russell’s Nursery, only a 4 minute walk away.

SPECIAL OFFER!!
BOOK ONLINE IN ADVANCE TO RECEIVE HALF PRICE ADMISSION DURING THE 2017 SUMMER HOLIDAYS!
T&CS APPLY.

Book your tickets online here

Tickets can also be purchased on the door (subject to availability)

*Please note if the weather is forecast for continuous or heavy rain the bus will not run due to conservation reasons. 


Details

  • Date:

    Sat 15 July – Sun 16 July
  • Time(s):

    10am - 4pm
  • Cost:

    Adult ticket: £6; Child (4 - 16) / Concession: £4; under 4s free Family (2 adults 2 children): £17
  • Event Type:

    Other events
  • Audience: