14 September 2018

Roman life at Bristol’s villa for home educated children

In the 1940’s this Roman villa was re-discovered when a new housing development was inadvertently built through it. In this structured learning session discover what Roman life was like by exploring Kings Weston Roman Villa and investigating archaeological evidence of the Romano-British people living in this area during the Roman occupation of Britain.

The children will:

  • Examine evidence for the Romanisation of Britain
  • Explore the archaeological site to discover the function of a Roman villa
  • Find out who lived at the villa and its links to the Roman town Abona
  • Investigate the impact of Roman technology including: coins, a bath suite, heating, mosaic, pottery
  • Learn about the food, clothes and beliefs of the residents of the villa
  • Learn Latin words used in everyday Roman life
  • Receive a free Kings Weston Roman Villa learning resource after the visit

Suitable for: 7 – 12 years
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Group size: Up to 20 children

Session availability: We have one session available 11am – 12.30pm.