24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022
24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022

Crafty Romans 2022

Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB

27 Jul 2022 - 31 Aug 2022 , 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Guide dog friendly

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Get creative and join free family activities and crafts at Arbeia, South Shields Roman Fort.

27 July – Soldiers walked for 25 miles every day just for practice! Design your own soldier’s boot to practice in.

3 August – Have a go at making your own Roman coin or a portrait of Hadrian out of clay.

10 August – Romans used mosaic tiles to decorate their floors and walls. Design and create your own mosaic on a coaster.

17 August – In Roman times, wool was spun and woven by hand to make cloth. Try making your own wall decoration with wool.

24 August – Archaeology- What do archaeologists do with objects once they’ve been discovered in the ground? Have a go at sorting and cleaning Roman artefacts.

31 August – Romans worshipped different gods and goddesses. You can often identify Roman gods and goddesses by the things they carry or wear. Try making your own Roman god or goddess crown and staff!

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