Events 2020 Events Vindolanda Trust Celebrates 50 Years Join in the Party! Come along and help us celebrate our 50th year as the Vindolanda Trust. See how much the site has changed over the last 50 years and how our museums have grown. Support us in continuing our excavations and our research and progressing for another 50 years. The new Robin Birley Archaeology Centre will have its grand opening on the 1st April. This centre will be the base for all the post excavation work and a respite spot for our excavators during the excavations. Get your first look at the new facility by joining us to celebrate. Chesterholm has changed alot over the years from a charming cottage, home to a family, becoming a museum and now home to some of Britain's Top Treasures.