03 De Bello CanzioJoin Kent Wildlife Trust on Bank Holiday Monday 27th May for BIGBURY REVEALED!
(Bigbury Nature Reserve, Harbledown. 10am – 4pm) – FREE entry.

Step back in time and experience Bigbury Camp as it was in 54BC. Meet up with the local Cantii tribe as they face the Roman invasion. Discover the hidden side of the recently restored Iron Age Hill Fort – a Scheduled Ancient Monument, thought to be the site of Caesar’s first battle.

There will be living history displays, talks and guided walks around the earthworks by local archaeologists. Family activities, provided by the Canterbury Roman Museum as part of its Roman Week, include digging for treasure, creating Roman coins and milling flour with a quernstone.

Discover No Man’s Orchard with guided walks around this jewel of the Garden of England.

Why not walk the ROMAN RAMBLE on the same day, from Canterbury Roman Museum to Bigbury Hill Fort (10.30am – 4pm). FREE family-friendly walk, including a 2-hour break at the Bigbury Nature Reserve event. Join the Canterbury Ramblers Group for a 5.5 mile journey of discovery and exploration of the local landscape.

This event is part of The Blean Woodland Festival, a week-long programme packed full of events and activities – almost all free – for everyone to enjoy throughout the half-term holiday. The Blean Project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

For the very latest developments on the Festival programme, please contact: The Blean Project Office, Mayton Oast, Mayton Lane, Broad Oak, CT2 0QW; telephone 01227 719506 or email info@kentwildlife.org.uk. Alternatively, go to http://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk or http://www.theblean.co.uk for updates.

*With the support of Canterbury City Council, Swale Borough Council, RSPB, Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership, Kent Bat Group and the Woodland Trust.