Legio VIII Augusta was formed originally in North Wales. From small beginnings, our membership is now drawn from much of Britain, and beyond. We are now counted by our peers to be amongst the top re-enactment societies representing our chosen period.
We do a lot more than military re-enactment and fighting...
After all, there was a lot more to Roman Britain than soldiers, and we aim to present the broadest possible picture of life in our chosen period. We haven't done everything yet, but as we attract new members, we do all that we can to help them achieve whatever they set out to do.
Our civilian membership includes all types of people, from the owner of a fast-food bar for the soldiers, through to Romanised native Britons, and even some roman citizens who have come to this out-of-the-way province from further afield.