Celebrate the region's Roman heritage and the communities which continue to thrive along the breadth of the Wall with a year-long festival: Hadrian's Wall 1900 Festival.
This year marks 1900 years since UNESCO World Heritage Site Hadrian's Wall was built and to celebrate this significant moment in history, venues, attractions, communities and creatives along the full length of the Wall are taking part in a year-long festival.
Hadrian's Wall 1900, which began on Hadrian's birthday (24 January), has a wealth of events, talks, exhibitions, family-friendly events and much more taking place at attractions, historic venues and locations from Newcastle and Northumberland to the west of Cumbria.
A full calendar of events will continue to be revealed over the year but highlights include a contemporary artwork that uses the fabric of the landscape to create intrigue and wonder, a Japanese manga series bringing Roman history to life like never before and a travelling Saturnalia celebrations. Celebrate, discover and find your connection to the World Heritage Site whether it is with Roman history, dark skies, the natural environment, cultural diversity, food, music, the arts and more.
Newcastle is the urban home to some of Hadrian's Wall and visitors can explore this local heritage at Segedunum Roman Fort in Wallsend and Great North Museum: Hancock in Newcastle City Centre. Whether you are staying in Newcastle for a holiday or you live locally, explore what's on in Newcastle before journeying out to Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland's rugged countryside and beyond to uncover more about the historic landmark.
The full programme is available on 1900.hadrianswallcountry.co.uk, but we have picked out some local highlights to whet your appetite.
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August 20th 2022 to August 21st 2022
20 Aug 2022 to 21 Aug 2022
English Heritage’s blockbuster series event to mark Hadrian’s Wall’s 1900th anniversary: Watch the Roman Empire’s...
April 2nd 2022 to October 1st 2022
2 Apr 2022 to 1 Oct 2022
This exhibition will explore who built Hadrian’s Wall and how, and consider the substantial practical...
July 23rd 2022 to July 24th 2022
23 Jul 2022 to 24 Jul 2022
English Heritage blockbuster series event to mark Hadrian’s Wall’s 1900th anniversary: Hail Hadrian! Bring the...
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