IO, Saturnalia!

Drop into the Learning Studio and meet a Roman family who are preparing for the midwinter feast of Saturnalia. Traditionally celebrated on this very day, it was a time associated with much merrymaking, eating and drinking and, of course, gift-giving. Social rules were relaxed and slaves were even allowed to exchange roles with their masters. Local Roman family Geminus, Cinnama and Tamsyn will be pleased to show how they are making preparations for the feast and to share some of their favourite family recipes of food that they have prepared.