Bitts Park hosts major roman reenactment

Roman cavalry troops are descending on Carlisle this weekend for the first time in 1,500 years. Bitts Park will play host to reenactments of authentic roman army drills

The Cavalry Charge showcase some of the exercises the Roman cavalry would have performed at sites across the Wall, many described by Hadrian himself.

Roman invasion in Carlisle as Cavalrymen come to town

Some of the crowds watching the action in Bitts Park Credit: ITV Border
A faithful reenactment of one of the regiments that once guarded the Northern frontier of the Roman Empire
The infantry in formation on Bitts Park in Carlisle Credit: ITV Border
A depiction of the Roman village Credit: ITV Border
The two day event is expected to attract big crowds Credit: ITV Border

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