Let's visit Colchester. This is an attractive historic town in Essex - soon after the Roman conquest of Britain in AD 43, a Roman legionary fortress was established here. There is a special event today which will be the focus of our visit: the Colchester Military Tournament.
8:45am Meet near ticket office at Liverpool Street station
9:18am Train leaves Liverpool Street station
10:27am Train arrives in Colchester Town
11:00am Guided tour of Colchester with a local guide
Visit the Colchester Military Tournament:
This is the biggest military tournament in the UK.
There are military re-enactments, bands, parachute displays and much more.
7:35pm Train leaves Colchester Town train station
8:45pm Train arrives Liverpool Street train station
The cost is £40. Please pay Mark in cash when you meet him at Liverpool Street station. This includes:
- Train to/from Colchester
- Guided tour of Colchester
- Entry ticket for Colchester Military Tournament
- Contribution to the organiser's costs