Tuesday, 1 September 2015


Wallsend, Tyneside, marks the end of Hadrian's Wall and was also the location of the Ancient Roman fort Segedunum.

The British Museum exhibition 'Roman Empire: Power and People' is currently open to visitors until Sunday 13th September. Access is included in the admission price of £5.95.

The fort ruins from the viewing tower

Preserved clothing from Roman Egypt

The Segedunum museum

Statue of a woman clutching the bust of her dead husband

Replica of a skull damaged during combat

Photography at the Black Gate and Castle Keep

I recently took some photographs for Old Newcastle at the Black Gate and Castle Keep. Both sites are open to visitors, offering a range of activities for all ages.

View from the top of the Castle Keep 

 The Black Gate, side view

Volunteer dressed as a knight in the Great Hall

Crossbow in the Castle Keep museum

Archery lessons in the Great Hall

The new lift shaft on the side of the Black Gate

Plague Doctor