A trip down memory lane to South Shields Roman Fort Arbeia

It’s a great place for a day out, so what better way to mark the Easter holidays than with a trip to Arbeia.

By Debra Fox
Monday, 15 April, 2019, 13:02
A trip down memory lane to days out at Arbeia.

We have taken a trip down memory lane to days out of old at the roman fort in South Shields - see if you can spot yourself or anyone you know having fun in our bygone days pictures. If you have a memory to share, get in touch with our nostalgia correspondent Peter French here.

Youngsters celebrate Arbeia's 50th anniversary in 2003.
A Roman cavalry display at the fort in 2005.
Fun at the fort in 1994 as guests celebrate the Rose Festival.

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Working hard at Arbeia in 1983.
Philip Collinson, 4, becomes a Roman soldier during a visit to the fort in 1990.
Danny Luther, one of the excavation workers at the Roman Fort in 1989.
Crowds watching demonstrations of Roman military techniques in 1990.
AD 500 Battle Re-Enactment Society members on parade at the Roman Fort, when they staged a mock battle in 1987.