Red Handed Romans and Cunning Celts
Enter the world of Roman Yorkshire and discover what life would have been like 2000 years ago.
Through artefact handling and exploring some local archaeological sites you’ll be left to make a decision as to which side you would take – would you be a Roman or a Celt?
Using a variety of tools, you will explore the differences in diets. Organic remains, whether they be seeds or bones, can tell us a lot about food sources in the past.
The Romans are well known for their elaborate floor designs. We will explore some of the most detailed examples that have been uncovered. Using these examples as inspiration, you will then design and make your own.
What will be covered
In these sessions children will explore what life was life in Roman Britain, with a focus on culture, politics and the wider Empire.