The Romans are marching into Shropshire Discovery Centre, Craven Arms this Easter with two great events plus on Good Friday an Easter Crafts drop-in event.
Set in a unique grass-roofed building, the Discovery Centre is the perfect Family location this Easter.
Remarkable Romans, Easter Holiday Activity
Monday 15 – Friday 19 April and Monday 22 – Friday 26th April
Become a Romano-Britain living in the vicinity of the fourth largest city.
Make a groma and see if you can set out a straight Roman road. Try a snack and try eating it lying on a ‘couch’. Plan a banquet and do your maths homework with roman numeral on a tablet.
Test your knowledge of what foods were introduced here by the Romans. See if you are worthy of being a citizen – can you properly fold a toga?
£4 per accompanied 4-11 year old, booking advised.
Remarkable Roman Cookery
Tuesday 16 April 10am-11.30am
Bake a Libum – the sweet cheesecake sometimes offered to household spirits.
Cook an egg dish – the most popular of all Roman appetizer ingredients and pottage their main food. Finish with a date and nut sweet.
£7.50 per accompanied 4-11 year old, booking essential.
Easter Crafts Drop In
Friday 19 April 11am-4pm
Spend Good Friday with the team at the Discovery Centre trying your hand at fun, seasonal crafts; from 3D eggs to sheep with fluffy paint, yellow fork painted chicks to paper rabbits disappearing down their hole, and various flowers galore as we enjoy the Spring.
Just £4 per child aged 3 and above.