Gladiator arena

A little boy has a go at beating a Roman drum at Chedworth

Sat 20 - Sun 21 June

Legio II Augusta, the Roman re-enactment group return.  Watch as your Dad is sold as a slave to fight in their gladiator arena. Enjoy demonstrations, stalls, chats and family fun.


May half-term

Sat 23 - Sun 31 May

Throughout the week you can meet costumed interpreters, enjoy guided tours and get arty with our craft activities. Watch live Roman pottery demonstrations over the first weekend.

Specialist talks


Various dates in May and June

Discover more about the Villa, its archaeological finds and ongoing conservation work. Listen to themed talks from staff and volunteers. See detailed listings below.