To the Roar of the Crowd
An exhibition on how the Romans were entertained
Saturday 16 May - Sunday 27 September
In the temporary exhibition space
An exhibition exploring the Roman interest in gladiators, chariot racing and other forms of public entertainment - including executions.
Featuring loans from private collectors.
[Image: piece of Samian bowl. Shows two combative gladiators and the makers stamp. 'MERCATOR' (AD170 - AD190 (c), Lezoux, Central Gaul) © Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums]