What’s happening on Hadrian’s Wall?

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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18 Sep 2020 to 30 Sep 2023

See works never before displayed in our galleries and discover the stories rarely told about the women central to the Pre-Raphelite movement.

Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP
01228 618718
25 Mar 2021 to 31 Oct 2021
Green Croft, Gilsland, Northumberland, CA8 7EL
01697 747828
A person sitting on the ground next to a horse skull.
17 May 2021 to 30 Sep 2021

This mini exhibition looks at the animal skulls and other bones excavated on the

Arbeia, South Shields' Roman Fort, Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB
(0191) 277 1409