Series of five images showing aerial views of Caistor Roman Town as it might have looked in the 4th century AD (© Daniel Voisey)

Caistor Roman Town (Venta Icenorum)

How to get involved in the research project


As the project develops there will be a number of different ways that you will be able to get involved and participate in the research. If you want to give up some of your time and get involved, here's who to contact and how you can help.

Further information

Becoming a volunteer

If you would like to be involved in the project as a volunteer, please contact Will Bowden at the Department of Archaeology, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2RD (

Working with adults (Norwich Castle)

The museum education department at Norwich Castle also provides hands-on sessions for adult groups, using artefacts from the original Caistor excavations. These may be arranged by contacting the museum booking line on 01603 493636 (or email

Working with schools (Norwich Castle)

The museum education department at Norwich Castle is able to support schools in several ways, providing:

  • images and information sheets about Caistor Roman Town.
  • hands-on sessions at the Castle, led by museum educators. These include: access to real artefacts for handling; meeting costumed characters to help explore the life and times of the people of Caistor; and museum-based archaeology sessions, giving children a chance to ‘excavate’, record and describe objects.
  • Online teaching resources - see the Caistor Roman Town educational resources mini-site.

For further information phone the booking line 01603 493636 or email They will be able to answer your queries or put you in touch with someone from the education team.

External links

Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Services
Visit the website for more information on displays and educational resources (

About links to other websites

Contact us

contact officer/team: Countryside and Heritage Development Manager
web: online enquiry form
telephone: 01508 533945
address: South Norfolk Council
South Norfolk House
Swan Lane
Long Stratton
Norwich NR15 2XE

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Last updated on: 07 August 2007

Series of five images showing how Caistor Roman Town might have looked from the ground in the 4th century AD (© Daniel Voisey)