Wooden underworld gallery opening March 30th

Vindolanda Trust - Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Hadrian’s Wall Roman time capsule opens at Vindolanda Exceptional wooden artefacts from Vindolanda’s wooden pre-Hadrianic forts go on display. The Vindolanda Trust, with the support of a £1.3m National Lottery grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), has secured the future of its internationally significant collection of wooden Roman artefacts and enabled the public to see them for the first time together in a purpose-built gallery. Best known as the discovery place of Britain’s oldest surviving handwritten documents, Vindolanda’s oxygen-free arch Read more...

Thank you Lottery players

Vindolanda Trust - Wednesday, November 22, 2017
From 11 to 17 December 2017, we are opening our doors for free to National Lottery players. The Vindolanda Trust will be throwing open its doors for free to National Lottery players during the week of 11 to 17 December 2017 at Roman Vindolanda and on 16 and 17 December at the Roman Army Museum. They are two of 350 participating National Lottery funded visitor attractions across the UK in saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. The Vindolanda Trust has received support for both of its attractions and most is currently building a new gallery and activity c Read more...

The Wooden underworld secures National Lottery funding

Vindolanda Trust - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Toilet seats and potter’s wheels – rare preserved artefacts of everyday Roman life to be seen by public for first time at top Hadrian’s Wall attraction. The Vindolanda Trust has gained full support with a £1.3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to secure the future of its internationally significant collection of wooden Roman artefacts and enable the public to see many of them for the first time. The Vindolanda site, possibly best known as the discovery place of Britain’s oldest surviving handwritten documents and thousands of ancient Roman shoes also has a vast collection  Read more...

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