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Arbeia Festival 2018

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Arbeia Festival takes place this weekend – Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018, entry is free.

Arbeia Festival 2018 At Arbeia Roman Fort Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum is located ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation, on Baring Street in South Shields, NE33 2BB.

Arbeia Roman Fort was built in around AD160 and once guarded the entrance to the River Tyne and played an essential role in the mighty Roman frontier system. Arbeia Roman Fort is located four miles east of the end of Hadrian’s Wall at South Shields and is a World Heritage Site. It was originally built to house a garrison and soon became the military supply base for the seventeen forts along Hadrian’s Wall.

Visitors to Arbeia Roman Fort this weekend can experience a Roman-themed market selling heritage wares, historical re-enactments, battle and artisan demonstrations, have-a-go crafts, activities and music. Entry is free.

If you are looking for bed and breakfast accommodation near Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum on Baring Street South Shields our room prices and availability can be found on this page of our website: online booking.

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