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The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Wed Apr 20, 2011 8:56 pm

From: Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:00 am
To: Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:00 pm


We are aiming to make this event in 2011, the LARGEST single period event in Brittania

Living History
Gladiators
Military Displays
Traders

More info will be published as we get it, but for now, put the date in your diaries!!! If you missed this event last year, search Google for Chester Festival 2010, youtube and visit the Chester Festival website for pictures, stories and videos of this years event.

OVER 12,000 people came to the festival last year, were you one?

Please see facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?ei ... 5528354206
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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Fri Apr 29, 2011 11:00 pm

Salvete Omnes!

This event is going to be huge! Here's a list of who's attending so far.

DEVA VICTRIX
LEG XX VV (IRE)
LEG II AVG (UK)
LEG XIIII GMV (UK)
LEG VIII AVG (UK)
LEG VII CLAUDIA (UK)
LEG VI YORK (UK)
COLCHESTER CONTIBURNIA (UK)
COH V PRAETORIA (CZ)
LEG I ADIUTRIX (PL)
VICUS (UK)
LEG IX HISPANA (UK)
BRITTANIA
SWORDS OF DALRIADA
LEG VIII AUGUSTA FRANCE
DEVA SEMPRE
DRAENOIG
BRIGANTIA

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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Mon May 02, 2011 12:28 am

Salvete Omnes!

Numbers now look like 400+ Romans and 100+ Celtic Britans. If you want to come and have some fun then just send me a PM!

Valete,

Nerva!
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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Fri May 13, 2011 11:46 pm

Salvete Omnes!

14 going so far. The plane tickets are booked as is the ferry. Please remember to bring your heavy equipment along to training tomorrow so I can stack it in the van.

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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:36 pm

Salvete Omnes!

This was the largest Roman military event in Britannia in almost 2000 years! 168 Romans – two Century’s - from Legio XX VV, Legio VIII MGV, Legio II AVG, Legio XIIII GMV, Legio VI, Legio I, Cohors V Praetoria and many more! An incredible Roman event all thanks to Paul Harston!

On Sunday I was given the very great privilege of being the Centurion to lead the parade through Deva (Chester) under the command of Primus Pilus Fatalis and here are a couple of Youtube clips of the day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXY3fluHB6I&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88eDnVp1Jw4&feature=related

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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Wed Jun 08, 2011 12:20 am

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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby gaius marius on Thu Jun 09, 2011 9:55 pm

It was a savage show..cant wait for next year..:)
"The Kaiser knows the Munsters,
by the Shamrock on their caps,
And the famous Bengal Tiger, ever ready for a scrap,
And all his big battalions, Prussian Guards and grenadiers,
Fear to face the flashing bayonets of the Munster Fusiliers."

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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Swifty on Thu Jun 09, 2011 11:56 pm

Looks very impressive! The scale of things is a good indication of people's commitment to live Roman era interpretation in Britain and beyond - well done to all involved!
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Re: The Chester Roman Festival - This is Deva

Postby Nerva on Fri Jun 10, 2011 9:52 pm

Salve Dave,

Thanks Dave, it was a very impressive event alright. The only UK Roman group not represented were the Ermine Street Guard but hopefully that will change next year.

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