Tagged: Hadrian’s Wall

Hadrian’s Wall Live Podcast

Final battle from Hadrian's Wall Live 2016
Posted:
19 September 2016
Posted By:
Clare Wilson
Categories:
Your Stories

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Thank you to everyone who came to Hadrian's Wall Live this year on Sat 3 & Sun 4 September. We had a great weekend of live Roman action and we hope you did too. You can relive the action (or discover what happened) by listening to our podcast of the event here...

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10 Things The Romans Did For Us

Roman centurion helmet at Hadrian's Wall
Posted:
31 August 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

From the obvious (architecture and hygiene) to the more unusual (fast food and advertising) the Romans have left their mark across the country. We asked two of our experts, English Heritage Properties Curator Mark Douglas and Curator of Roman Collections Frances McIntosh, to explain more about wh...

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The Role of Women on Hadrian’s Wall

A Roman tombstone.
Posted:
19 August 2016
Posted By:
Frances McIntosh
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Hundreds, if not thousands, of women lived on and around Hadrian’s Wall during the Roman period. They are often forgotten in our view of this military installation, so in the run up to Hadrian’s Wall Live (English Heritage’s weekend of live Roman action on 3 & 4 September 2016) we asked F...

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47 ways (at least) to banish boredom this summer

#banishboredom with English Heritage's family events this summer
Posted:
13 July 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
Things To Do

Here at English Heritage we are on a mission to #banishboredom this summer. Do tales of Roman legionaries get your heart racing? Perhaps you wish you could clank around in a suit of armour, or ride a noble steed. Our packed events programme will help you find something fun to do wherever you are ...

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Meet The Man Who Saved Hadrian’s Wall

Close up of John Clayton, the Saviour of Hadrian's Wall
Posted:
17 March 2016
Posted By:
Frances McIntosh
Categories:
History Uncovered

John Clayton (1792-1890) was the town clerk of Newcastle upon Tyne, a lawyer and antiquarian. His contribution to excavating and protecting Hadrian’s Wall has often been overlooked, but without him we could have lost much of this transnational World Heritage Site. Frances McIntosh, Curator of Roma...

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