'Barbarian Day' @ Aquincum Museum, 6 October

  • 23 Sep 2019 9:36 AM
'Barbarian Day' @ Aquincum Museum, 6 October
In the spirit of this year’s prehistoric theme at the museum, on 6 October 2019 between 10:00 and 18:00 the Aquincum Museum’s Archaeological Park will host native Celtic and Germanic warriors and craftsmen, who will give visitors a peek into their daily lives.

During the clash of Germanic and Celtic re-enactors and arts and crafts workshops, visitors can learn about the culture and customs of people living beyond the borders of the Roman Empire.

Programme:

Camps of the re-enactors

10:00-18:00 Jaurinum Historical Association of Győr – camp, clothing, weapons and crafts demonstration, children’s games

10:00-18:00 Norde Gard – Northern Guard – camp, clothing and weapons demonstration,  challenges (tug of war, ring toss, spear throwing), warrior training for children

10:00-18:00 Szarvas Törzs Celtic Re-enactment Association – camp, clothing and weapons demonstration, warrior training, spear throwing, putting on warpaint

10:00-18:00 Ludus Aquincum – ancient games for children
 

Arts and crafts workshops and demonstrations

10:00-13:30 Weaving and spinning demonstration

10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Pottery making

10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Felt earring making

11:00-14:00 and 15:00-18:00 Celtic necklace making

11:00-14:00 and 15:00-18:00 Stone painting

10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00 Wool dyeing demonstration
 

Guided tours, presentations (in Hungarian)

10:30-11:00 Visiting the storage of the Prehistory and Migration Period collection (Led by: András Tóth, Department of Prehistory and the Migration Period)

11:00-11:45  Lecture by Márton Tóth Farkas (Department of Prehistory and the Migration Period): Riders of the Wild East – on the trail of the Scythians in Budapest

12:00-12:45 Guided tour by the curator, Attila Horváth (Department of Prehistory and the Migration Period): The People of Dragons and Birds – The Celts of Csepel Island

12:30-13:15 Guided tour: Romans and Barbarians – what is Romanisation? (Led by: Zoltán Quittner, Museum Education Unit)

13:00-13:30 Guided tour: Life before, during…and after (?) Rome (Led by: Dániel Kővágó, Museum Education Unit)

14:00-14:45 Visiting the storage of the Prehistory and Migration Period collection (Led by: András Tóth, Department of Prehistory and the Migration Period)

15:00-15:45 Guided tour: Romans and Barbarians – what is Romanisation? (Led by: Zoltán Quittner, Museum Education Unit)

16:00-16:45 Guided tour: Life before, during…and after (?) Rome (Led by: Dániel Kővágó, Museum Education Unit)
 

Other activities

10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00 Hair braiding

12:00-17:30 The twisted Celtic dough, or bread baking barbarian-style

14:30-17:30 Celtic fortune teller

Tickets:
Adults: 1900 HUF/person
Adult group ticket (20+ people): 1500 HUF/person
Students & Seniors: 950 HUF/person
Students & Seniors group ticket (10+ people): 750 HUF/person

Date and time: 
Sunday, 6 October, 10 am - 6 pm 

Venue: 
Aquincum Museum’s Archaeological Park
1031 Budapest, Szentendrei út 135.

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