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Frontiers of the Roman Empire

March 1, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Roman Vindolanda, Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill
Hexham, NE47 7JN
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The Vindolanda Trust has worked with UNESCO to look at the interconnectivity of the World Heritage site throughout Europe and beyond. The exhibition will connect these Frontiers and see how the Roman Limes impacted the area. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xnvy2thmQVI Vindolanda Trust The Vindolanda Trust is an independent archaeological charitable trust, founded in 1970.  Roman Vindolanda is regarded as the most exciting archaeological…

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Advanced Limes Applications

May 1 - July 31

The project develops digital technologies and content for mobile applications to interpret the World Heritage Site Frontiers of Roman Empire, focusing on the Antonine Wall in Scotland and the Raetian Limes in Bavaria. Supported by the Creative Europe programme, the project involves partners from Austria, Germany and the UK.

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Contemporary Art at Gibside

May 12 - September 30
Gibside Rowlands Gill
Gateshead, NE16 6BG
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Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…

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Contemporary Art at Gibside

May 12 - September 30
Gibside, Rowlands Gill
Gateshead, NE16 6BG
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Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…

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Linenopolis

June 1, 2018 - December 31, 2019
Linen Hall Library Belfast, United Kingdom + Google Map

The Linen Hall Library will explore the industrial heritage of Belfast with its partners and local people in order to design and develop an exhibition and linen walking tour which would inform tourists to Belfast about the rich linen heritage.

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Art in the Loft Exhibition Series ‘On the Edge’ by Ceramicist Mary Pearson

An exhibition by local ceramic artist Mary Pearson features mixed media pieces in clay, ceramic and plant fibres. Mary’s work, inspired by the coastline and her time spent at Cill Railaigh, an artist retreat in County Kerry, looks at enduring and ephemeral aspects of the landscape. An exhibition by local ceramic artist, Mary Pearson, featuring mixed media pieces in clay,…

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Walking, Looking and Telling Tales

June 2 - November 4
cherryburn Station Bank, Mickley Square
Stocksfield, NE43 7DD
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Over the summer at National Trust’s Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, you can discover a series of fascinating new miniature landscapes by the contemporary painter Mark Fairnington. Mark's installation reflects the Northumbrian landscape and the work of printmaker Thomas Bewick, best known for his natural history books including A History of British Birds published in 1797. These celebrated illustrated…

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Adapt Northern Heritage

June 8 - August 31

This project supports communities and authorities to adapt cultural heritage to environment impacts of climate change and associated natural hazards through community engagement and conservation planning. With support from the Interreg programme for the Northern Periphery and Artic, the project involves partners from Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Russia, Scotland and Sweden.   The Project Partners, Historic Environment Scotland, Minjastofnun Íslands (the Cultural Heritage Agency of…

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Chester Heritage Festival

June 22 - June 30
Chester Chester, CH1 2HJ + Google Map

Nine days when the city will become a stage as walks, talks, films, exhibitions, workshops and activities for young people bring Chester and its heritage to life. There will be plenty to do and lots of fun to be had. The festival will embrace the Midsummer Watch Parades during the weekend of 23 -24 June and the start of the…

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Re-Imagining the Ring Exhibition

June 25 - September 9
The Rollright Stones King’s Men stone circle Little Rollright,
Chipping Norton, Oxon, OX7 5QB
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The Rollright Trust is holding an temporary exhibition of sculptures at the Rollright Stone King's Men Stone Circle. Young artists have helped the project by filling in the gaps of the surviving stone circles that have been left by Britain's prehistoric ancestors.

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Celebrating Humphry Repton 2018

March 23 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
The Gardens Trust 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ, 70 Cowcross Street,
London, EC1M 6EJ United Kingdom
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2018 Celebrations In 2018 we will be celebrating the work of Humphry Repton, the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century. Helmingham Hall gardens This March will mark the bicentenary of his death. A champion of Gardenesque; Repton wrote various additions of red books which explained the arrangement of exotic plants style designed in accordance with his 'Principle of Recognition'. The…

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Bodies of Evidence: How Science Unearthed Durham’s Dark Secret

June 9 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
Palace Green Library, Palace Green
Durham, DH1 3RN
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£6.50 – £7.50

The story of the Scottish soldiers, whose remains were discovered in two mass burial sites in Durham city centre in 2013, will be told in a new exhibition opening this summer. The exhibition, entitled Bodies of Evidence: How Science Unearthed Durham’s Dark Secret, shows how the latest scientific techniques have revealed the soldiers’ story – how they lived, why they…

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The Wonder Tales

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - June 29 @ 9:30 pm
£6 – £10

If you’re into Victorian steampunk, if the idea of ‘The Good Old Days meets The Rocky Horror Show’ raises a wry smile, or if you’re a fan of Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge, The Wonder Tales will be right up your street. RAMBUNCTIOUS ENTERTAINMENT! Join spectacular duo Jane Talbot and Noel Harron for a rambunctious evening of storytelling and song! The…

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Delicate Shuttle

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - September 9 @ 5:00 pm
Newcastle City Library 33 New Bridge St W.
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AX
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From 22 June - 9 September as part of the Great Exhibition of the North, ISIS Arts will present Delicate Shuttle, a newly commissioned artwork by Henna Asikainen for Newcastle City Library. ISIS Arts works with both local and international artists to look into our communities and out to the world to produce work that captures and reveals the stories…

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Colin Davidson – Silent Testimony

June 23 @ 11:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm
Nerve Visual, Buildings 80-81
Derry~Londonderry, United Kingdom
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Silent Testimony, an exhibition of portrait paintings by Colin Davidson (born Belfast 1968), reveals the stories of eighteen people who are connected by their individual experiences of loss through the Troubles – a turbulent 30-year period in Northern Ireland from the late 1960s onwards. Since 2010, Colin Davidson has become internationally renowned for his series of large-scale portraits of actors,…

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9:30 am

Industrial Archaeology Conference

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 27, 2018

Various

This industrial archaeology conference includes talks, tours and site visits in and around Caithness, with options starting and finishing in Inverness and a day in Orkney. Explore the exciting world of industrial archaeology in a part of Scotland noted for its geology, vernacular buildings, fishing stations and for the transformational presence of Dounreay and modern engineering firms. Book for as…

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