soldiers showed their military might in Caerleon's amphitheatre
on the weekend of July 13th and 14th
2002. The event, displaying the power and discipline of the
Roman war machine, attracted large crowds.
main contingent of Roman soldiers was made up of the Ermine
Street Guard from Gloucester, who this year celebrate their
30th anniversary. They were backed up by four other
re-enactment groups: the Exeter based Isca Contubernium;
the Antonine Guard from Scotland; Legio VIII Augusta from
North Wales and the Gemina Project from the Netherlands.