Events Events Big Birthday Bash We'll be welcoming back the world renowned Ermine Street Guard reenactment group to Roman Vindolanda for their 50th birthday celebrations on 27th & 28th August 2022. There will be: Roman Army School Learn how to be a Roman soldier! Get dressed as a Roman soldier, learn a few commands, march in time and complete formations. Cameras at the ready - this is a great photo opportunity. Displays Military displays and demonstrations of armour, artillery and technique on the fort site at 11am & 2pm Roman encampment See how Roman shoes are made, have a coin minted for you, see some of the tools and kit a Roman soldier would have to carry with him! We strongly recommend booking your tickets and arrival slots for this event. Those without a pre-booked slot may be turned away if we have reached capacity. Timed entry slots for this event will be released at the end of January.