Malton Museum Roman Festival 2024

Malton Museum Roman Festival 2024


Date: Sunday, 21st July 2024 | Time: 11:00 am – 4:00

Join in a celebration of Roman history and culture at the third annual Roman Festival held in Malton and Norton. This unique event, perfect for families and history enthusiasts, brings to life the rich tapestry of Roman life in Britain.

Highlights of the Festival:

  • Authentic re-enactments and demonstrations by groups like Equistry, Magister Militum, Roma Antiqua, and Legio VI Victrix.
  • Interactive activities for children including mosaic making, Latin lessons, and the chance to dress as an Ancient Briton or Roman Soldier.
  • Engaging talks and presentations by prominent historians, authors, and academics.
  • Unique insights into Roman military life and equipment, spanning 400 years of occupation in Britannia.

For the Family:

  • Children’s activities, supervised by Centurions, include joining the Roman Army and creative workshops.
  • Adults can indulge in historian-led talks, archaeology, Roman crafts, and a close-up look at a legionary encampment.

Meet Celebrated Authors:

Notable authors such as Simon J Turney, Nick Brown, and Nancy Jardine will be in attendance, offering fascinating insights and discussions.

Foodie options:

Refreshments include offerings from Bistro Guy, Bertie and Mabel’s Ice Creams, and Ryedale Vineyards’ ‘Delgovicia Taverna’.

Essential Information for Visitors:

  • Location: Orchard Field, Malton (Delgovicia).
  • Tickets: Available at Malton Museum Shop and the gate (cash and card accepted).
  • No onsite parking; disabled parking and alternative arrangements provided.
  • Wear suitable footwear for uneven terrain; toilets and first aid services available.
  • For more details, visit the website or follow the social media channels.

Mark your calendars for this unique event that promises a memorable experience for the entire family – and enjoy a celebration of Roman heritage in Malton and Norton.


Orchard Fields, Malton, Old Maltongate, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7DX
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21st July, 2024
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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