Who were the gladiators? And what was the point of the games? Just combat or something more? In this event we will look at the critical role they had in society, the differing types of gladiator and the skills and technique used before putting them to the test in combat.
Living History encampments, Air displays, Live History Live, Saturday party & fireworks, plus Pop-up History events are all FREE with your entrance to the festival. Entrance is free to those who have a paid-for talk ticket, or you can buy entrance tickets for the weekend below.
Buy entrance tickets
Unless you have purchased a paid-for talk ticket, entrance tickets are required for entrance to the Festival on Saturday and Sunday. (Friday entrance is free)