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Arbeia Roman Spring Festival

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If you are staying at our bed and breakfast accommodation this Easter then you may like to visit Arbeia Roman Fort’s Roman Spring Festival.

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

The Roman Spring Festival takes place on Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th and Bank Holiday Monday 17th April 2017.

Entry to the festival is free and the Arbeia Roman Fort is open from 11am until 4pm daily.

Inside the festival you will find a market, activities, demonstrations, food & drink, an Easter egg hunt and games.

Our bed and breakfast accommodation is a few minutes walk from Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum on Baring Street South Shields.

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Arbeia Festival

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Arbeia Festival takes place this weekend – Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August 2016, entry is free.

Arbeia Festival 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 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 Mercatus Roman market, Centurian school, birds of prey, fantastic food & drink; storytelling & live music; demonstrations & activities – all for free.

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Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum Opening Hours 2015

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Arbeia Roman Fort Baring Street South Shields NE33 2BB Exterior

Arbeia Roman Fort on Baring Street in South Shields, NE33 2BB 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.

Arbeia Roman Fort is ten minutes walk from our bed and breakfast accommodation in South Shields, has free entry and is well worth a visit during your stay with us. The fort and museum re-opens for 2015 from today. From Wednesday 1st April 2015 until Wednesday 30th September 2015 Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum is open from 10am until 5pm Monday to Friday, 11am until 4pm on Saturdays and 1pm until 4pm on Sundays.

For more information on Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum you can telephone them on 0191 456 1369 or visit their website (opens in a new window).

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Arbeia Roman Fort Summer Season Opening

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Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum can be found a few minutes walk from us over on Baring Street, South Shields, NE33 2BB.

Arbeia Roman Fort Sign

Arbeia Roman Fort re-opens for the summer from tomorrow. They kick things off with a free-entry dramatic day of Roman re-enactments with Cohors Quinta Gallorum between 10am and 5pm. Find out what life was like at Arbeia Roman Fort in the third century, from the clothes people wore to the weapons they used, and meet some ‘real’ Roman soldiers. A fantastic day out for all the family at Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields.

Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields From Above

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