12. Event title:
Roman Wall - a new look at old stones
13. Description of the core message of your event and key topics to be covered (c.100 words):
Come and see Hadrian’s Wall country with fresh eyes. At Warden hillfort, discover how the Romans colonised the landscape, building over iron age settlement. At Carrawburgh, visit the temple dedicated to the bull-slaying god Mithras, site of secretive rituals popular with the Roman Army. At Chesters, the first fort to be built on the Wall itself, admire the most complete set of Roman baths in Britain and study the outstanding collection of sculptures and inscriptions. Finally, visit Milecastle 39 at Castle Nick – better known to fans of ‘Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves’ as Sycamore Gap.
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