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Barbury Castle



Celtic Feasts and Roman Rituals

Sat 23 July 11.00–16.00

Celebrate HLF project 'Celts and Romans in North Wiltshire': tours of Barbury Castle, storytelling, hands-on activities.
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With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund Wessex Archaeology has been working with community volunteers involved in the excavation of the Truckle Hill Roman Bath-House and the investigation of the Chiseldon Horde of Iron Age Cauldrons to engage more people in the Iron Age and Roman Heritage of North Wiltshire. As the project comes to an end we would like to share everything we've learned about this fascinating archaeology with you through a day of family fun.

During the day you can take a tour of Barbury Castle, create Celtic and Roman themed arts and crafts, listen to storytelling, and explore these amazing sites through hands-on activities and displays.

Location: Barbury Castle County Park, Wroughton, Swindon. Barbury Castle Country Park is south-west of Chiseldon. From M4 Junction 15, follow the A346 towards Marlborough until you see signs for 'Chiseldon'. Then follow the signs for 'Barbury Castle'.The nearest rail link to Barbury Castle is Swindon.
From Swindon bus # 71 or 73 can be taken to within the vicinity of Barbury Castle. The walk to the park is about one mile and uphill.

Org: Wessex Archaeology
Name: Allison Marcucci
Chance Posted by Chance
20th May 2011ce

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