What’s happening on Hadrian’s Wall?

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

29 Feb 2020
 
The next Hadrian's Wall Archaeology Forum will take place on Saturday 29th February 2020 at
The Queen's Hall, Beaumont Street, Hexham
01434 652477
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
Minimus the mouse dress as a legionary.
14 Mar 2020 to 15 Mar 2020

Join us at the Roman Army Museum for a weekend celebrating the little mouse that made Latin cool again! 

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, CA8 7JN
01434344277
1 Apr 2020 to 31 Oct 2020
Opening at the end of March, this exhibition will focus on the ordinary soldier.
Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, CA8 7JB
01434344277
Volunteers excavating at Vindolanda
6 Apr 2020 to 18 Sep 2020

The 2020 Vindolanda Roman Excavations will run Monday to Friday (weather permitting) from Monday 6th April until Friday 18th September.

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill NE47 7JN
01434344277
Roman Food
11 Apr 2020 to 12 Apr 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
01434344277
Roman Soldiers charging
11 Apr 2020 to 12 Apr 2020

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

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, NE47 7JN
01434344277
24 Apr 2020 to 26 Apr 2020

 

The Settlement, High Street, Maryport, CA15 6BQ
+44 (1900) 816168
Roman Soldiers
15 Aug 2020 to 16 Aug 2020

We'll be welcoming back the world renowned Ermine Street Guard reenactment group to both of our sites in August 2020.

There will be:

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, NE47 7JN
01434344277

Places to visit