Coming soon: our 2017 programme

Coming soon: our 2017 programme

THE full programme of events for the 2017 Big Roman Week across the Falkirk Council area of Scotland will be published soon. Printed versions will be available early August. A PDF version will also be available. This website will also be updated with full listings. For now, you can check out a FEW of the 2017 … 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

A family fun afternoon is taking place at Kinneil Estate, Bo’ness, on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Kinneil House will be open for free tours. There will also be a variety of Roman-themed activities in the grounds as part of a “Big Roman Day”. The imposing House was built on the line of the Roman Antonine Wall, which … 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 17 September 2016 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

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.

Come along to great Roman talks

Come along to great Roman talks

Illustrated talks are taking place during Big Roman Week. You’ll find the full listings for ALL the events during Big Roman Week on our main events page. Queries? Call 01506 823714 or 01506 510629

Big Roman Week 2015 comes to a close

Big Roman Week 2015 comes to a close

The festival that aims to raise awareness of the Romans in central Scotland comes to a close this weekend. Big Roman Week 2015 ends in style with food demonstrations, fun for children, and a walk to some of the best sites along the Roman Antonine Wall. The festival’s joint-co-ordinator Maria Ford, from The Friends of … Continue reading