It's such a great tourist attraction but do you remember these scenes from the past?
It's such a great tourist attraction but do you remember these scenes from the past?

9 retro views from Arbeia as it gets ready to hold sleepover events - enjoy our archive feast of gladiators, candlelight and cavalry

Sleepover events are on the way at Arbeia and so are all sorts of fascinating attractions.

Thursday, 29th July 2021, 4:30 pm

There will be stories of the period brought to life through events and displays – from gladiator battles and falconry demonstrations to re-enactments and storytelling.

But Arbeia is no stranger to holding fantastic events as these archive Shields Gazette photos show.

It has hosted candlelit tours, music events, and school lessons with a historic theme.

Don’t just take our word for it. Take a look for yourself.

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