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

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 weekend. The annual Big Roman Week kicks off across Falkirk district this Saturday (September 19) – 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 … Continue reading

Seventh Big Roman Week starts on September 19, 2015

Seventh Big Roman Week starts on September 19, 2015

FALKIRK district’s annual Roman festival returns this September. The seventh Big Roman Week kicks off on Saturday, September 19 and runs until Sunday, September 27. Walks, talks, family events, film shows and arts and library activities have all been lined to get local people to explore their “Roman roots” and appreciate local history. Many events are … Continue reading

Get your brochure for Big Roman Week 2015

Get your brochure for Big Roman Week 2015

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 also download a low-res version, here (PDF, 380KB) You’ll also find online listings on this site.

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2015

Supporting Doors Open Days in 2015

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 19 September 2015 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 2015, the Corbie Inn at Corbiehall in Bo’ness is hosting an Italian Night. Enjoy a three-course Italian meal for just £15 a head. The event, on Thursday, September 24, 2015, will also include the official unveiling of the Corbie’s own “Roman replica” – with a short talk from archaeologist Geoff … Continue reading

Great events for children

Great events for children

Big Roman Week 2015 has some great events for children. Bo’ness, Bonnybridge, Meadowbank (Polmont) and Grangemouth Libraries are running events throughout the week. There are also great, family-friendly Roman displays and activities at Callendar House Museum in Falkirk and Kinneil Museum in Bo’ness. Remember: you’ll get all the events (including walks – which children will … Continue reading

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