Roman Era

Roman Celebration - Swords, Bread & Games

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Event
For Public
Organised by
APX Xanten (DE)
Country
Germany

Every two years, the APX opens its doors to the largest of all Roman festivals. Up to 500 participants from across Europe show their skills live in crafts, fighting, cooking and making music. For two full days, the park is filled with vibrant archeology for watching and participating.

Iron Smelting Weekend in Holland

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Organised by
Huis van Hilde (NL)
Hoogoven Museum (NL)
Country
the Netherlands

Looking for teams!
In the weekend of seven and eight July, Huis van Hilde and the Hoogoven Museum organize a public event close to Amsterdam (NL). In the context of 100 years of Tata Steel, iron furnaces will be made and used.

Amphoralis, Musée des Potiers Gallo-Romains (FR)

Member of EXARC
Yes

In the heart of the Narbonnaise, a dozen kilometers north of the ancient capital Narbo Martius, a Gallo-Roman potters workshop was unearthed in 1976, near the current village of Sallèles d'Aude.

In the heart of the Narbonnaise, a dozen kilometers north of the ancient capital Narbo Martius, a Gallo-Roman potters workshop was unearthed in 1976, near the current village of Sallèles d'Aude.

Borg Furnace Project

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Event
For Professionals
Country
Germany

In collaboration with the Vor- und Frühgeschichtlichen Archäologie der Philipps-Universität Marburg, the glass furnace project BFP2018 will be carried out in the archaeology park Roman Villa Borg in the first week of June. Open to the public is the "Glassmakers Weekend" from 9 to 10 June 2018.

TRACamp: A two-day Roman Experimental Archaeology Workshop

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Event
For Professionals
Organised by
Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (UK)
Roman Vindolanda Fort & Museum (UK)
EXARC
Country
United Kingdom

It is our pleasure to announce the Call for Papers for TRACamp. This experimental archaeology workshop will be held at the Roman fort of Vindolanda (Northumberland) September 22-23, 2018. The workshop aims to support ongoing studies in Roman experimental archaeology and to promote the inclusion of experimental projects into the wider field of Roman studies.

Book Review: Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa, Jahrbuch 2017

Christoph Doppelhofer (UK)
Annual Proceedings of the EXAR Tagung
***This volume of Experimentelle Archäologie in Europa does not only serve as 2017’s year book of the European Association for the advancement of archaeology by experiment (EXAR), but also acts as a Festschrift dedicated to Professor Mamoun Fansa, who celebrated his 70th birthday...

Coop Children's Days

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Event
For Public
Organised by
Country
Switzerland

This year the Coop Children's Days take place on the Legionärspfad (legionnaire's trail) Vindonissa. Families discover the Roman world of the Legion Camp this weekend and prove their skills at the JaMaDu Games.
Times: 10: 00h - 17: 00h

Roman Day Vindonissa "The Camels are on the Loose”

Date
Event
For Public
Organised by
Country
Switzerland

In a huge spectacle, gladiators will meet in the amphitheater again. During the breaks, you can swing on the back of a camel through the arena, try your luck at the raffle or look over the shoulders of traders and craftspeople. At the Legionärspfad in Windisch, the legionnaires of Rome demonstrate their skills and train volunteers to be real fighters.