Events Events 2021 Excavations The excavations are back for 2021. The archaeologists and small teams of volunteers will be out Mon - Fri weather permitting. See history as it is uncovered. This years excavations will be held in the South West quadrant of the 3rd Century fort. You will be able to watch as the archaeologists reveal the many layers of Vindolanda and learn about the people who lived here, through the objects and buildings they have left behind. You may ask questions (in fact its encouraged) but please remember to socially distance.