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Resources Room

The place for finding resources for a Passion Play. Including accommodation, centurions – even donkeys! And more.

 This Resources Room is designed to pool resources and contacts for Passion Plays in the UK. Please contact the Passion Trust if you need help or can offer advice!


FREE office/warehouse accommodation

FREE Centurions!

FREE sets!

FREE steel feet to hold up crosses!

Finding a Donkey!

Finding Roman Soldiers!

FREE office or warehouse accommodation to help your play.

Centric Community Projects works with smaller charities and non-profit organisations to help them operate and develop by offering free space for their projects. They are also able to help new businesses created by the disadvantaged, to reduce their overheads and help them to become self sufficient.

Available space can be anything from an office, retail space or industrial property for use as work or storage, retail, service delivery, meeting areas, rehearsal space, art studios, training – in fact Anything! Click here for more information.


Do you need Roman Soldiers for your Passion Play?

The Colchester Roman Society is partnering with the Passion Trust to offer Roman Soldiers complete with historically accurate costumes to Passion Plays around the UK.

Please contact them here or on their Facebook page or through the Passion Trust.

The Colchester Roman Society was formed in the summer of 1987. The aim is to research the recreation and equipment, training and lifestyles of the Roman military and civilians during the 1st and 2nd centuries.

The Colchester Roman Society is part of the Roman Military Society which demonstrates the skills of the Roman Army and Romano-British people, including infantry, artillery, archery and everyday life, at events staged all across the UK. Visit the Roman Military Society’s website here.

Free sets

The following set – used by previous Mystery Plays and Passion Plays in Gloucester – is available by contacting the Passion Trust.

Free steel feet to hold up crosses

Contact Alex at the Passion Trust if you need steel feet to hold up crosses. They were used in the Brighton Passion Play in 2011 and 2012.

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Finding a Donkey!

As a starting point, here are some companies that hire donkeys for events around the UK:





Finding Roman Soldiers!

If you need Roman Soldiers – costumes, armour, amateur actors – you might find the Roman Reenactment Societies a good place to look. For example,the Ermine Street Guard Roman Reenactment Society is dedicated to research into the Roman Army and the reconstruction of Roman armour and equipment.

Each piece of equipment is made as authentically as is practicable based on recent research. Everything is made by Guard members to high standards of workmanship and accuracy and is continually being added to and improved as new information and finds become available.

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