THE Roman Army will be marching into Cirencester this Sunday for a display of Roman military power.

The Ermine Street Guard will arrive at the Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre for the fist time in 10 years.

Visitors will be able to see superbly armoured legionaries, auxiliaries and their officers performing battle tactics, training and shooting three Roman artillery weapons.

A living history camp will show the daily life of the Roman soldier with goat skin tents, medical instruments, tools and Roman food.

The Corinium Museum will also be providing children's activities.

The Ermine Street Guard have been dedicated to research into the Roman Army and the reconstruction of Roman armour and equipment since they were formed in 1972.

The day has been jointly organised by The Ermine Street Guard, English Heritage, the Corinium Museum, Cirencester Town Council and the Friends of Cirencester Amphitheatre.

10.30am- 4.30pm.

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