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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Eagle at Roman Army Museum
6 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Explore the Roman Army Museum with this trail and learn some amaizing facts about some Egg-ceptional finds!

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, Brampton,
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Scratch off writing tablets
7 Apr 2019 to 9 Apr 2019, 14 Apr 2019 to 16 Apr 2019, 20 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Create your very own Vindolanda Writing Tablet. Use a replica Roman stylus and practice your latin using the roman cursive alphabet!

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, Brampton
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2018 Excavations Banner stretching across the new excavation area. Volunteers working in background
8 Apr 2019 to 21 Sep 2019

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill
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Scratch off writing tablets
7 Apr 2019 to 9 Apr 2019, 14 Apr 2019 to 16 Apr 2019, 20 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Create your very own Vindolanda Writing Tablet. Use a replica Roman stylus and practice your latin using the roman cursive alphabet!

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, Brampton
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Wooden pen collage
14 Apr 2019 to 15 Apr 2019

Turning ancient wood into beautiful objects come and see the process our ancient Vindolanda wood goes through to become useful objects that can be used today!

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill
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Scratch off writing tablets
7 Apr 2019 to 9 Apr 2019, 14 Apr 2019 to 16 Apr 2019, 20 Apr 2019 to 22 Apr 2019

Create your very own Vindolanda Writing Tablet. Use a replica Roman stylus and practice your latin using the roman cursive alphabet!

Roman Army Museum, Greenhead, Brampton
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Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure illustration
18 May 2019 to 6 Oct 2019

Following visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast Dippy is coming to Newcastle upon Tyne's Great North Museum.

Great North Museum, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4PT
+44(0)191 2086765
Minimus Riding the Vindolanda Horse
25 May 2019 to 26 May 2019
Join us at both Roman Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum for a weekend cel
Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill
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Cartoon Roman soldiers on Hadrian's Wall
25 May 2019 to 15 Sep 2019

Borderline Funny explores the depiction of ancient Rome's great northern frontier of Hadria

Segedunum Roman Fort, Buddle Street, Wallsend, NE28 6HR
0191 278 4217

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