24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022
24 Jan - 23 Dec 2022
ExhibitionsFamilyHistory, heritage & archeology

Uncovering Roman Carlisle – On Tour at Bowness on Solway – Finds from the Cricket Club Excavations 2021

Maia Visitor Centre, Bowness House Farm, Bowness-on-Solway, Wigton CA7 5AF

26 Jul 2022 - 07 Aug 2022 , 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • Hearing impaired friendly
  • Guide dog friendly

Delivered by Tullie House Museum

Enjoy a free exhibition celebrating the finds and stories from the 2021 community excavation of the largest Roman building on Hadrian’s Wall. In an exhibition created by Tullie House Museum, see impressive evidence of the influence of Emperor Septimus Severus and the Empress Julia Domna on our region, and also the evidence for people just like us. An exhibition for two weeks only in this location with real finds, film, audio and heart-warming stories of the volunteers who made it all possible. Winner of the Council for British Archaeology Community Archaeology Project of the Year. A project in collaboration with Carlisle Cricket Club, Carlisle City Council, Tullie House Museum and Wardell Armstrong funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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