Now Leicester is to show off its Roman past. And why not? If you’ve got it, flaunt it! “….The cost of converting Leicester’s Jewry Wall museum into a new tourist attraction telling the story of Roman Leicester has risen to more than £11 million…. “….The museum closed in 2017 to allow the city council to… Continue reading Plans for displaying Leicester’s Roman past….
In the second century BC, in a Britain still filled with wild boar, beaver, lynx, bears and wolves, a group of people settled near to the River Soar. The descendants of Bronze Age peoples and Neolithic farmers, they built a series of huts on the east bank of the river, their settlement extending across some… Continue reading Ancient Ratae, City on the Soar