The Romans was created by Joe Clarke, who won a Princes Trust Enterprise Award in 2017 and recently featured in The Great British Entrepreneur Magazine, BBC Radio Merseyside and the Daily Mirror amongst many others.
“I started out with the help of the Princes Trust, working out the back of my van doing kids parties at local sports centres. But my dream was always to build my own adventure park.
When an opportunity finally came along to get some land and bring my dream to life I grabbed it with both hands.
Yet this has been the hardest thing I have ever done but seeing the vision come to life after all the hard work is the most rewarding thing I have ever experienced.
This is without a doubt the most fascinating time in history and it is a theme that has no limitations.
We have created an engaging story and made it part of the experience. So, the audience can step into it and participate. The brand I have created is all about giving people a sense of escapism and ultimately a great time.
The experience is a living, breathing & constantly changing showcase that engages people and leaves them with a memorable and meaningful experience.
What’s the most exciting part of this project is we are only just getting started. This is only the beginning. Adding some very talented & experienced people to our growing team recently means things are only going to get better!”
After securing a modest investment, Phase 1 of the work on The Romans was started in March 2019. With funds being tight Joe had to do lots of the work himself and rely on the kindness and generosity of friends and family. The build has been documented from Day 1 and will soon be available as a 6-part mini documentary series “The Making of The Romans” but, for now, here is a sneak peak of some of the behind the scenes photos
Our Emperor Maximus, Joe is the creator of these insane games and you will see him around the park getting stuck into serious fun delivery mode. A proud scouser and evertonian, he leads The Romans legion from the front.
Barcelona born, but lover all things Roman, this wicked Spaniard promotes the games in the UK and Spain. Talk to him about his dog Lolita and anything to do with fun, creative partnerships over a nice cortado at the Roman’s Forum.
Resident gladiator, man of action and hunter gatherer type. This guy is responsible for turning plebs into fully fledged Gladiators. He injects the fun into the games but watch out as he is also known for putting the fear of the Gods into any slackers!
Whizz kid videographer and lover of all things tech, our man with the coolest kit will capture the best bits of your Roman experience and make it into an epic movie to make you a social media superstar. Duck down the drone spares no one.
Gladiator mojitos, Goddess worthy cocktails and the best grub in the Empire. She is a passionate foodie and keeps all the troops fed and watered. She changes her hair colour as often as our menus to keep things fresh and delicious, make mine a large one Dillon!
Painted the Roman masterpiece that is this website. Although they appear to be a pair of plebs, these cunning chaps are actually very talented web developers. They take good care of The Romans web and are an integral part of the Roman expansion.
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