Get set for Big Roman Week 2018

Get set for Big Roman Week 2018

Big Roman Week – central Scotland’s annual heritage festival – returns this September. Walks, talks, films and family events are planned to encourage people to find out more about the Roman Antonine Wall, which runs right through central Scotland. The fun kicks off on Saturday, September 15. Launch day events will include a Big Roman … Continue reading

Trust to co-ordinate 2018 Roman Week

Trust to co-ordinate 2018 Roman Week

The charity Falkirk Community Trust – running museums and libraries in the Falkirk Council area – will co-ordinate Big Roman Week 2018. The Friends of Kinneil, which launched the festival, is passing on the co-ordinating role to the Trust, which is actively involved in delivering a range of events during the annual festival. Friends volunteers … Continue reading

Our 2017 programme is out now!

Our 2017 programme is out now!

THE full programme of events for the 2017 Big Roman Week across the Falkirk Council area of Scotland is out now. Look out for printed guides in local libraries and museums, including Callendar House in Falkirk and Kinneil Museum in Bo’ness. You can also view a PDF version here. Alternatively, check out 2017 events on our … Continue reading

Family fun promised at Big Roman Week

Family fun promised at Big Roman Week

SCOTLAND’S biggest Roman festival returns this September . . . and organisers are promising something for everyone. The Big Roman Week 2017 will deliver heritage events right across the Falkirk Council area – at the eastern end of the Roman Antonine Wall. Walks, talks, films and family events are planned to encourage people to find … Continue reading

Join our Antonine Wall Community Conference

Join our Antonine Wall Community Conference

History fans are being invited to a mini-conference about the Roman Antonine Wall. The event takes place in the Hippodrome Cinema in Bo’ness on Sunday, Sept 17, 2017 from 10 a.m. A spokesman for the organisers said: “This free event is for anyone in the community interested in the Antonine Wall and Roman heritage in … Continue reading

Enjoy a Big Roman Day at Kinneil

Enjoy a Big Roman Day at Kinneil

ROMANS will arrive at Kinneil Estate in Bo’ness on Saturday (September 16, 2017) for the park’s annual Big Roman Day. It’s one of the launch events for Big Roman Week – a nine-day festival encouraging people to explore areas along the Roman Antonine Wall. The Antonine Guard re-enactment group will be setting up camp near … Continue reading

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2017

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2017

This year’s Big Roman Week is supporting the national Doors Open Days festival across Scotland. One property near the Antonine Wall – Kinneil House in Bo’ness – is open on Saturday 16 September 2017 for you to see inside. Check out our events page for details. You’ll also find full details on Kinneil House open days at http://www.kinneil.org.uk Continue reading

Join our Italian Night at the Corbie Inn!

Join our Italian Night at the Corbie Inn!

As part of Big Roman Week 2017, the Corbie Inn at Corbiehall in Bo’ness is hosting an Italian Night on Thursday, September 21, 2017 The menu for the evening is published below. A three-course meal is on offer. The meal will be followed by a talk from archaeologist Geoff Bailey, from Falkirk Community Trust. Tickets, … Continue reading

Great events for children

Great events for children

Big Roman Week 2017 will offer some great events for children. Look out for fun activities in local libraries and museums. You’ll get all the events (including walks – which children will also like) on our main events page.