From gladiator games to Boudica’s revenge, the Romans returned to the City of London during summer 2017 with the Londinium season of events. Although the season of events has now ended, there are still more themed performances, activities and guided tours of Roman London to experience in the City.
More Roman London events and activities
Tick off the best Roman attractions accessible year-round in the City of London and beyond. Explore ancient sites, enjoy interactive exhibitions and take a self-guided walk.
Discover and Explore: Rome, London and Christianity at St Stephen Walbrook
Explore Rome, London and Christianity through music, prayer, readings and reflections during Monday services featuring the choral scholars of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
25 Sep-27 Nov, Mon 1.10pm–1.50pm, free
The Forum of Rome at Guildhall Art Gallery
Find out why the forum was important in the Roman world with this display, which features David Roberts’ painting The Forum, Rome as its centrepiece.
30 Aug-1 Jan, Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12pm-4pm, free
Royal Shakespeare Company’s Rome MMXVII London Season at Barbican Theatre
Be transported to Shakespeare’s Rome with the Royal Shakespeare Company's thrilling season comprising four of the playwright’s most gripping plays.
6 Nov-20 Jan, various times, £10-£79
The Discovery of Roman London at Guildhall Library
Excavate the archaeology of Roman London and those who uncovered it in an exhibition of records and drawings from 18th-century antiquarian journals.
11 Sep-30 Nov, most days, free
Billingsgate Roman House and Baths weekend tours
Get a fascinating insight into the life of a wealthy Roman citizen on a guided tour of the only accessible Roman house in London.
Until Nov, Sat-Sun 10.30am and 12pm, £8 (£6 concs)