Roman Day at Conkers - 26th September Thursday 26th September

DON’T MISS OUT ON THESE FABULOUS EVENT DAYS – THE YEO THEATRE COMPANY WILL BE BACK AT CONKERS ON WEDNESDAY 25th AND THURSDAY 26th SEPTEMBER 2019 TO DELIVER TWO DAYS OF HANDS-ON INTERACTIVE ROMAN DAY WORKSHOPS!! During the course of the day the children will rotate through the various workshops. Schedules are provided in advance of your visit. CONKERS is the award-winning attraction based in the heart of the National Forest, near Moira in Derbyshire. Located in 120 acres of mature woodland with ponds and lakes, Conkers also offers on site classroom facilities and educational interactive exhibits, making it an excellent environment for children to learn. Conkers has for many years been proud to receive the Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC) Quality Badge. Site and Activity Risk Assessments are available and FREE Teacher Pre-visits are encouraged.

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    ·       Meet a Centurion - join the Legion! The Britons are revolting and we need new soldiers to defeat them. Find out what it takes to join the most disciplined army in the ancient world

    ·       Lives under the Romans - meets a slave and learn about life in a Roman Villa. Also, discover the exotic foods the Romans brought with them

    ·       Building a Better Britain - children compare and contrast a number of Roman inventions to do with bathing, road building and central heating and create an aqueduct in competition with each other

    ·       Meet Boudicca - children have an audience with Queen Boudicca! She tells the story of her life so far and enlists the children into her army

    ·       Roman Mosaics - what villa is complete without mosaics? Learn how to arrange your tesserae, and make beautiful floors, and works of art

    ·       Celts & Druids - children meet a British Roman to discover what life was like before the Romans arrived and how it has changed


    Pricing Information

    £9.00 per child with one free adult with every five paying children (minimum group booking of 10 applies)

    Opening Times

    10:00 - 18:00


    Rawdon Road Moira, DE12 6GA

  • Facilities
    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled Toilets
    • On Site Parking


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