WORK to improve the condition of ancient stonework from Housesteads Roman Fort has taken place at its temporary home in North Yorkshire, in time for the opening of a new attraction at Housesteads this spring.Read
THE Romans were no slouches when it came to home comforts – Housesteads fort on Hadrian’s Wall had sophisticated communal latrines with running water, a bath house, and under- floor heating in the commander’s Mediterranean-style quarters.Read
THE EXHIBITION of Haydon Bridge artist John Martin’s famous works, at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery, will have support from his home village. For organisers of the John Martin Heritage Festival have organised a bus to take villagers to the city on tomorrow corrand on May 7. The bus will depart from the library at 10am and leave the Laing at 2pm. Tickets are available from Claire’s or the library.Read
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