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.

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

Hilary & Conrad Dickinson’s Norwegian Expedition

Our neighbours and friends of The Twice Brewed Inn, Hilary & Conrad Dickinson are currently trekking from one end of Norway to the other on skis – that’s 2,700 km in 120 days!  They are raising money in support of The Northumberland Wildlife Trust and we are proud to have sponsored them.  If you would like to join us in supporting them please visit their fundraising page Hilary & Conrad – Virgin Money Giving

You can also follow their progress at Norway End to End

We wish them the best of luck and look forward to welcoming the explorers back to The Twice Brewed in the Spring for some hearty, home cooked fayre!