Footwear for Well Off Roman Children Uncovered

Archeologists have found a 2,000 year old sandal at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda, just down the road from us. “It would have been worn by a wealthy Roman child” a spokeswoman for the Fort said.
Source, The Sunday Telegraph, 26th September 2016.

Prince of Trees

The beautiful Sycamore Tree very close to us on Hadrian’s Wall, used in the filming of the epic film Robin Hood, has been shortlisted for the “Tree of the Year” Award by the Woodland Trust. People have been invited to vote for their favourite tree and the winner will benefit from a grant of £1,000 to pay for a check-up by an arboriculturalist, educational materials and even a celebrity visit – do you think we can get Kevin Costner to pop over??

Check out the article at the link below, get your votes in and keep your fingers crossed!

http://www.pressreader.com/search?query=prince%20of%20trees&hideSimilar=0

 

 

Hadrian’s Wall Live

Fantastic event over the 3rd & 4th September re-enacting clashes between Roman Troopers and Barbarians at Birdoswald Roman Forts and Housesteads Roman Fort. Buy tickets at the below link and don’t forget to drop in to The Twicey on your way past ‪#‎twicebrewedinn‬

www.english-heritage.org.uk/HWL