Heritage Open Days Please note we will NOT be taking part in 2017 Heritage Open Days Festival (9th to 10th September) however, we will be open for business as usual (7 days a week until 31st Octorber)
The fabulous Raven Tor Living History Group at Bignor Roman Villa in 2017!
June, Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th
July, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd
August, Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th
Our Living History Weekends include:
The Clash of Steel... Meet the Gladiators of Gladiatores Corvus, and members of the mighty Roman Legions, an opportunity for weapon handling, trying on armour and seeing a variety of exciting combat demonstrations.
Domina's Garden Tour... The Lady of the House introduces visitors to the Villa's plants used for cooking, medicine and perfumes.
Meet the Vernae and Servus... An opportunity to see and have a go at someof the crafts of the Roman Period and talk to the Slaves about life on a Villa in the 2nd Century AD.
Join the Sagittarii... An opportunity to become a Roman Archer and do some have-a-go archery.
Roman Lady demonstrating cosmetics
Image courtesy of Raven Tor
Watch Raven-Tor Living History Group in action at Bignor Roman Villa
We would like to say a big thank you to the wonderful members of Raven Tor Living History Group who have given up their time to entertain and educate our visitors for three brilliant weekends in 2016. Thank you guys!
Ceres was the Goddess of agriculture.
Bacchus, the God of wine and revelry, was toasted at all feasts.
Aeolus was the God of the winds.