Activities

Activities of Pax Romana
In accordance with our educative goals of our society, Pax Romana members take part in reenactment performances in museums, schools, at excavation sites and other historical places. Often in cooperation with other Roman reenactors. Our members do research in to their historical role and often have extensive knowledge on textual, sculptural evidence and archaeological finding in regards to the materials and objects they use. Because of this Pax Romana can offer to give lectures and talk to the media, such as TV, radio. last but not least Pax Romana members can perform a role in a documentary or movie. The members also have experience performing and interacting with groups, classrooms, media en big scale events.
Central part is interacting with our audience, so they can experience the Roman era with all their senses!

Settings Pax Romana can service to:
1 – Big scale events
2 – Museums
3 – Official occasions
4 – TV, Radio and other Media
5 – Schools/ education
6 – Lectures


1 – Big scale events

pr_activiteiten2Pax Romana often delivers to historical events, like all Roman events. Pax Roman supplies a big encampment with a military and civilian compartment. In the civilian part of the camp, visitors can get a taste of the Roman cuisine in our very own historical kitchen. Modeled after bars in cities where Romans living without a kitchen could get there food. Besides cooking and food, Roman civilians of Pax Romana also practise fortune telling, hand crafts and leatherworking.  In the military compartment the soldiers of Pax Romana portray the camp life with practising trades and crafts, such as repairing armour, cooking and eating together. The will march out of camp and show their marching skills, formations and weapon training is special dedicated training area’s. In accordance with the wishes of the event host, Pax Romana can show only the civilian or only the military part. As well as special thematic displays, such as gladiators, children drill school, or a Roman tavern.

 


2 – Museumspr_activiteiten4

Pax Romana has a long history of working with museums, domestic and abroad, and providing them audience centered activities in and around the exhibition . Visitors are pleasantly surprised to find ‘real’ Romans in between the museum objects. Doing this we provide explanation at the Roman artifacts on display. And put the object within a historical context. We also can provide a interactive display of the military march and/or historical trades and crafts.

 

 


3 – Official occasionspr_activiteiten6

Pax Romana gets  frequently asked to have Romans show up to an official occasion, such as the opening of a new museum, new museum exhibition or presentation of archaeological publications. In the official part where the Roman soldiers guard the entrance, escort VIP’s or hand over gifts and flowers. After the official part there is place for explanation about the Roman soldiers and q&a. The role of Pax Romana can range from a small camp with many reenactors to only one or two reenactors.

 


4 – TV, radio and other mediapr_activiteiten7

Pax Romana can provide historically correct extra’s to movie and tv productions. Especially educative tv shows and documentaries. We can play the part of background extra or forefront actor with speaking lines. We can also provide information and explain the Roman era to the audience, in an interview format or otherwise. This can also be done for radio shows and for internet productions.

 

 


5 – Schools and educationpr_activiteiten9

For schools, Pax Romana has prepared a diverse set of lesson programmes. These programmes are applicable to different age groups. In these the reenactors either use the schools own history curriculum or provide information in addition to the brought reconstructed artefacts. The artefacts and reenactors will bring the history to live en create and more engaging lesson in which there will be much room for q&a. Outside of class Pax Romana can also participate in open house day or other events.

 


6 – Lecturespr_activiteiten12

Some of our members are capable to give lectures  about a variety of historical Roman subjects. These lectures combine story, digital content, physical artefacts or Roman food. For instance, a soldier, in full battle dress, comes in explains their outfit, how it works and why it was used.