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!

Did you know that Hadrian's Wall is included in The Guardian's hot list of places to visit this year? Read why here: Where to go on holiday in 2017: the hot list.

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What's on

26 Jul 2017 to 5 Nov 2017

Cavalry 360°  is an ambitious and unqiue installation which brings to life the sound of 500 cavalry horses at Chesters Roman Fort, Hadrian's Wall as part of Hadrian's Cavalry Exhibition.

Chesters Roman Fort and Museum, Chollerford, Northumberland, NE46 4EU
01434 681379
4 Oct 2017

Join a Ranger on one of their favourite walks in Northumberland National Park.

23 Oct 2017

Come along every Monday during school holidays and join in with activit

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 6HR
0191 278 4217
25 Oct 2017

Wild Wednesdays are a way for children to explore, play, discover and enjoy Northumberland National Park.

Valley Cottage Cafe, Ingram, NE66 4LP
01434 611505
27 Oct 2017

Join us at half term for autumn art in Northumberland National Park.

Walltown Quarry Country Park (National Park car park), Greenhead, Brampton, CA8 7JD
01434 611505

30 for 30

To celebrate 30 years of World Hertiage Status, we've put together a list of 30 things to see and do around Hadrian's Wall.

Places to visit