Experience Living Archaeology at Roman Vindolanda

Vindolanda Trust - Monday, April 07, 2014
Visitors to Roman Vindolanda can this year experience the 2nd year of a the ‘frontiers in transition’ archaeological research project, The Vindolanda Trust has been granted Scheduled Monument Consent from 2013 to 2018 to research this project and the Archaeologists and volunteers return with trowels in hand from April through to September. This exciting project will build on previous work undertaken at the site and is targeted at answering some of the most challenging questions left unanswered about the Roman frontier. Vindolanda’s archaeological programme has developed a huge following, with over 90,000 Read more...

Sponges-on-Sticks at the Ready

Vindolanda Trust - Saturday, March 15, 2014
Sponges-on-sticks at the ready: Roman Vindolanda fort twins its toilets The Roman fort of Vindolanda in Northumberland has twinned its toilets, both ancient and modern, to help flush away poverty. Five Roman toilets, as well as modern facilities in the site’s museums, are being linked with latrines overseas through Toilet Twinning. Toilet Twinning is a quirky and rather personal way to help the 2.5 billion people in the world who don’t have access to a safe, private and hygienic loo. It is a partnership between development agencies Cord (http://www.cord.org.uk/) and (http://www.tearfund.org/)Tearfund (http://www. Read more...

The Vindolanda Trust welcomes the Northumberland Region of the University of the Third Age

Vindolanda Trust - Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The Vindolanda Trust was delighted to welcome a group of almost 100 members of the University of the Third Age from across Northumberland, to Roman Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum on Monday 23rd September. Their event – ‘Vindolanda - A study day’ was very well attended and received. During the day they received three talks from the Vindolanda Trust Senior Team on the ‘History of Vindolanda’, ‘The Vindolanda Excavations’ and ‘The Vindolanda Charitable Trust’. They also enjoyed free time to visit the Fort and Museum at Vindolanda, The Roman Army Museum and Hadrian’s Wall Read more...

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