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Events on Hadrian’s Wall: Coronavirus/COVID-19 Statement

Due to the unprecedented circumstances of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic and following the latest government recommendations, we can not promote visiting Hadrian's Wall at this time. A full statement can be found here: https://hadrianswallcountry.co.uk/

Please visit our partners websites for more information regarding new digital events that can be attended from home, and rescheduling of events and exhibitions.

Hadrians Wall Events

Don’t imagine the main action all took place centuries ago - the frontier today is the setting for drama and music, historical events, kids activities and all sorts of other tempting festivities. There are both Roman and non-Roman events aplenty for people of all ages with a vast array of interests and passions! Dark Skies stargazers, film buffs, kite-flyers, Easter egg hunters, Roman re-enactors, birds-of-prey enthusiasts and many more besides are all catered for. Whether you want to join a sponsored walk, get up close with some Roman objects, peruse incredible art installations or have your mind blown by world-class performances, you’re in the right place. The calendar is simply packed so take a look and join us!


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What's on

Other Worlds: The Art of Atomhawk
7 Mar 2020 to 2 Aug 2020

Imagination is in all of us. You just have to find the spark. 

Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
0191 208 6765
Statue of King Gudea; dolerite; Tello, Iraq; 2130BC © The Trustees of the British Museum
7 Mar 2020 to 2 Aug 2020

In this family-friendly exhibition, fascinating stories of ancient Iraq come to life through over 80 amazing items fr

Great North Museum: Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT
0191 208 6765
Volunteers excavating at Vindolanda
6 Apr 2020 to 18 Sep 2020

This has been postponed due to the current Covid-19 crisis.

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill NE47 7JN
Roman Food
18 Jul 2020 to 19 Jul 2020

Roman Chef John Crouch will have a display of food from the Roman times and take you through the everyday meals of a Roman living on the frontier.

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, CA8 7JB
Roman Soldiers charging
12 Sep 2020 to 13 Sep 2020

Over this weekend, soldiers from the Eighth Legion reenactment group will be visiting Vindolanda.

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, NE47 7JN
Roman Soldiers
7 Aug 2021 to 8 Aug 2021

We'll be welcoming back the world renowned Ermine Street Guard reenactment group to both of our sites in August 2021.

There will be:

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, NE47 7JN

Places to visit