A year-long festival throughout 2022 marking the 1900th anniversary of the commencement of the building of Hadrian’s Wall.
A packed programme of events and activities will take place throughout 2022 including exhibitions, lectures and film screenings. There will be opportunities to take part in workshops, walks and creative projects; and experience the stunning landscape through creative installations and events.
The year-long Festival will bring communities and visitors closer to the people that have lived and worked along the Wall from pre-Roman times to the present day.
Whether you live nearby or you’re visiting for the first time – 2022 will be the ideal time to explore and enjoy a World Heritage Site recognised by UNESCO as a place of universal cultural significance.
Who is behind Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival?
The Festival will be made up of activity presented by local societies, interest groups community organisations, arts organisations, local creatives, local authorities, visitor attractions, venues, and individuals.
Hadrian’s Wall 1900 is coordinated by the Hadrian’s Wall Partnership in collaboration with local organisations, communities and individuals.
The Hadrian’s Wall Partnership is a voluntary body made up of organisations responsible for the UNESCO World Heritage Site status of Hadrian’s Wall. Find out more about the partnership here.
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