Easy Saturday: Roman Leicester Special
13, July 2019


12-4pm, free
The Romans are coming!

Easy Saturday
is a free family day with creative activities for toddlers to 10 year olds (and their grown ups) - on the 2nd Saturday of every month.

Join us for our regular creative family day, this time with a Roman Theme!

This month at Easy Saturday : the Romans are coming!

Easy Saturday 'posterette'

* Uncover ancient artefacts buried somewhere in the Depot...
* Dress like an emperor at Little Caesar's toga shop
* Carpe Diem! and learn Latin!
* Join a Roman Legion (and battle a barbarian...)

Roman soldiers with shields

* Make a shield
* Build an aqueduct across the courtyard
* Rebuild Roman Leicester in Minecraft (new updated version!)
* Make a mosaic
* Create a Curse tablet


Festival of Archaeology

In partnership with the University of Leicester and the Leicestershire & Rutland Festival of Archaeology (29 June - 28 July)

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Grays Coffee Shop & Kitchen will be open for snacks, lunches and refreshments...with a special Roman menu.

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No need to book...but tell us you're coming on Facebook

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CQEarlies logo

Easy Saturday is part of Cultural Quarter Earlies, monthly free family activities on the second Saturday of the month in Leicester's Cultural Quarter. 

Also happening on Saturday 13 July is

Two Queens, 2 Queen Street LE1 1QW, 12-4pm
Thaumatrope Animation
Inspired by our current exhibition by Collette Rayner, join us to try your hand at traditional paper animation! Create a thaumatrope and watch your own optical illusion spring to life. Free, no booking required. Best for ages 4+.


Phoenix, 4 Midland Street LE1 1TQ, 12-4pm
Make squishy circuits out of play dough and modelling clay then add batteries to bring them to life with light and sound. Free, drop-in. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Best for ages 4 – 10.


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'Cartoon' Roman soldier images above : Giacomo Savani
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