What did the Romans do for Lincolnshire?

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Join Heritage Lincolnshire for a four session course in the historic surroundings of Fydell House in Boston to find out what life was really like in Roman Britain.

Special attention will be given to life in Roman Lincolnshire, at the new colonial city of Lincoln, in small towns like Sleaford, and in the countryside where the huge task of draining the Fens was also begun.

There will be interactive activities and the opportunity to handle real Roman artefacts uncovered locally by Heritage Lincolnshire’s archaeologists. The Trust’s ceramics specialist Alex Beeby will also introduce learners to the pottery of the period and what it can tell us about eating and drinking, trade and industry in Roman Britain.

Throughout the session they will discuss the extent to which well-known Roman innovations, like central heating, roads, and aqueducts might have influenced the lives of ordinary people in this area.

Join Heritage Lincolnshire’s Ian Marshman for this four session course beginning at 6-9pm on Thursday June 4, continuing at the same time on the following three Thursdays.

The course costs £30 and includes tea, coffee and cakes. Concessions on fees are available, contact 01529 461499 or email htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org to book.

It is part of the Grow programme of lifelong learning run by Lincolnshire County Council open to all aged 19 or over.