Summer holiday family activities | Events at The Roman Baths

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Summer holiday family activities


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Amazing Arches

Monday 29-Friday 2 August, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

  • Have you seen the big Roman arches? Have a go with our wooden model and create a pop up arch using card and pens.

A Head of the Game

Monday 5 August-Friday 9 August, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

  • What did a Roman’s hairstyle say about them? Find out and make a wiggy wonder.

Measure for Measure

Monday 12-Friday 16 August, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

  • How did the Romans weigh and measure objects? Explore ancient weights and measures and create a Roman measuring ruler.

Brilliant Bladud

Monday 19 August-Friday 23 August, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

  • What is the connection between Bath and pigs? Explore the founding myth of the city of Bath – and help us to bring the story right up to date.

Wacky Weaving

Monday 26 August-Friday 30 August, 10am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4pm

  • How did the Romans make their clothes? Investigate how they made fabrics and have a go at weaving.

Words on Wednesdays 

Wednesdays 17, 24,31 July and 7, 14, 21 August, 6-8pm 

  • A series of evening sessions looking at objects from the Roman Baths' collections. Handle objects at our touch tables and discoiver which Wednesday Word has inspired us.

All included in admission price, no need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult.