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Chichester Roman Week

Chichester Roman Week

Important notice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19): In response to the latest government advice, we regret to announce that we have taken the decision to cancel Chichester Roman Week 2020.

Ticket holders will be contacted directly. Chichester Roman Week will return in 2021.

But watch out for our Virtual Roman Week 2020, launching Saturday 23 May!

We would like to thank you all for your continued support. These are challenging times for all, and our thoughts are with everyone affected. Please stay safe and look out for one another.


Roman Week Logo Displays a larger version of this image in a new browser window Chichester Roman Week takes place every May half term and celebrates Chichester's rich Roman heritage with a series of district-wide events designed to engage visitors of all ages.

Led by The Novium Museum, the week-long event includes re-enactments, talks, trails, guided tours, family activities and immersive theatre.

Chichester was first established as Noviomagnus Reginorum, which translates to 'New market of the proud people' after the Roman invasion in AD43. Their legacy can be found across the city, including magnificent features such as the Roman walls surrounding the city and the Roman bathhouse located in The Novium Museum.

We are able to bring this incredible event to you thanks to public funding by Arts Council England.