Poem by Mousimus Cheesius

Mousimus Cheesius gives us a poem and tells us about his ancestors journey to get to Vindolanda. Read more

Voices from Vindolanda

Reverend Benjamin Carter of the Parishes on the Wall, was inspired by the new discovery of a fragmentary chalice covered in early Chistian symbols. Here he shares his thoughts about the how the voices from the past can still inspire today. Read more

Vindolandan Messenger Bird - runner up

Xander submitted his story to the Vindolanda Trust as part of a writing competition with the Sele First School in Hexham. Find out what happens to the eagle on his travels. Read more

A Vindolanda action story - Attack on the wall! - Runner up

Ben submitted his story to the Vindolanda Trust as part of a writing competition with the Sele First School in Hexham. Attack on the wall! is a great action story. Read more

The Hamian Fraud - Winner of the Sele School writing competition

Zaid submitted his story to the Vindolanda Trust as part of a writing competition with the Sele First School in Hexham. Read here to find out what happens to Ahmed the Hamian archer. Read more

Roman pyxides, wood turning and creative inspiration

As archaeologists we often wonder 'How did they make that?' This leads to experimental archaeology like Rob's Roman inspired wooden pyxides. Read more

From Denmark to Vindolanda

Inspiration comes to us all from different places. Here Hans Christian tells us about his journey which has lead him to Vindolanda. Read more

Cakey Creations

The mixing of her personal passions of the classics and cake, Claire has created a beautiful representation of Vindolanda. Read more

Sweet Replica Turrets

Recreating the iconic Vindolanda replica sections of Hadrian's Wall in a wonderfully sweet form! Read more

Leather Mice

Ilya a shoemaker from Russia has been inspired by the work of possibly another leather worker from 2000 years ago. Read more

Minimus' Shadow

Inspired by our recent discovery of an ancient leather mouse, Minimus illustrator Helen Forte has created a wonderful comic explaining its origin! Read more