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Archaeological fieldwork throughout Leicestershire

Friends of Brocks Hill Country Park

November 7, 2019

The Friends of Brocks Hill Country Park

present a Christmas Talk

Roman Leicester: Life in the Roman World

By Mathew Morris MA ACIFA

Project Officer, University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS)

Thursday 5th December, 2019

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

At Brocks Hill Country Park Centre, Washbrook Lane, Oadby, Leicester, LE2 5JJ

Cost £5.00 per person (£4.00 for Friends of Brocks Hill Country Park and Leicestershire Fieldworkers) Download a booking form here.

Includes seasonal refreshments (gluten free option available)

Walking through Leicester today and it is often difficult to appreciate that we are treading on 2,000 years of history, but beneath the city’s streets are the remains of Ratae Corieltavorum, the Civitas capital of the people known to the Romans as the Corieltavi. In Roman Leicester: Life in the Roman world, Mathew Morris looks at what the latest archaeological research tells us about how Leicester evolved from an Iron Age settlement into a Roman city, and what life was like in the Roman world.