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 17. 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 became … 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 this Sunday, Sept 18, 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 the … Continue reading

Get your brochure for Big Roman Week 2016

Get your brochure for Big Roman Week 2016

The Big Roman Week brochure is out now. You can pick up a hard copy from libraries and museums in the Falkirk Council area. You can download a copy here in PDF format. You’ll also find online listings on this site.

A festival nearly 2,000 years in the making

A festival nearly 2,000 years in the making

The festival that’s been nearly two thousand years in the making is back this September The annual Big Roman Week kicks off across Falkirk district on Saturday, September 17 – with organisers promising a bumper programme for all the family. Walks, talks, film shows, and activities for children have all been organised to help people discover … Continue reading

Join our Italian Night at the Corbie Inn!

Join our Italian Night at the Corbie Inn!

As part of Big Roman Week 2016, the Corbie Inn at Corbiehall in Bo’ness is hosting an Italian Night on Thursday, September 22. The menu for the evening is published below. An three-course meal is on offer. The meal will be followed by a talk from Dr Lyn Wilson of the Scottish Ten project. Tickets, … Continue reading

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2016

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2016

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 2016 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