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Festival of Archaeology 2015: Family Dig at Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

WallQuest family dig at Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

Thu 23rd Jul 2015 11:00-15:00

There are still lots of secrets being unearthed and recovered at the archaeological digs going on around the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall. What are the archaeologists discovering in 2015?

Visit Arbeia Roman fort and enjoy opportunities to learn more about objects which have been extracted from the archaeological digs. With lots of hands on activities on offer, there will be something suitable for all the family at our magnificent world heritage site.

See the following websites for further information:


Web: www.arbeiaromanfort.org.uk



Day Conference: Beyond the walls: The baths, temples, villages and fields outside the forts on Hadrian’s Wall: recent discoveries

Wallquest and the Arbeia Society present a day conference:

 Beyond the walls: The baths, temples, villages and fields outside the forts on Hadrian’s Wall:  recent discoveries


Saturday 15 November 2014

Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields

Society members/concessions:                 £15

Non-members:                                              £20

WallQuest participants:                               £5

(includes morning and afternoon tea/coffee but not lunch)

For further information or bookings please contact:
The Secretary, Arbeia Society, Arbeia Roman Fort, South Shields, NE33 2BB.
Telephone: (0191) 4544093.


Arbeia Excavation Opportunity

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help unearth hidden historical treasures at a South Tyneside landmark.

Bosses at Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields are appealing for people to join a community archaeology project exploring the eastern sector of Hadrian’s Wall.

If you are interested in taking part, wish to know more about the project, or have any suggestions, visit the project website, http://www.hadrianswallquest.co.uk

You can also contact Mr Hodgson, Archaeological Project Manager, Arbeia Roman Fort, Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB.

Alternatively, call 454 4093 or e-mail nick.hodgson@twmuseums.org.uk.

For more information: http://www.shieldsgazette.com/what-s-on/volunteers-needed-to-dig-deep-at-roman-fort-1-6357413