If you were a Roman Soldier

@ Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum

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27 August 2016 - 28 August 2016

Saturday 11am - 4pm, Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Free

Find out what armour would have been essential to help protect the soldiers based at the garrison and military supply base.

Unearth the weapons which would have been used to protect Hadrian’s Northern frontier against barbarians from the other side of the wall.

Discover what remedies and methods would have been available to treat injuries, you may even find that many traditional herbs and plants form the basis for remedies today.

Join in the fun on Saturday and Sunday at this living history event with Roma Antiqua.

Venue
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Baring Street
South Shields
NE33 2BB

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