The biggest touring exhibition of Roman artefacts from the British Museum is to run through the summer at Segedunum
Historian William Hutton thought in 1801 he would be the last man to walk the length of the wall
The ingenious item, which belonged to a woman or child and found on a community dig, doubles as a jewellery box key
Lost Roman baths which once served Segedunum have been found under, what was until recently, the Ship in the Hole pub
North East families made the most of the spring sun during a host of activities across the region over the Bank Holiday weekend
Hadrian's Wall has been the focus of protests by MPs over Government funding cuts and the demise of the Hadrian's Wall Trust
Exactly a century ago, the fledgling Pathe News, pioneers of the cinema newsreel, hot-footed it to Tyneside to record a drama on the river
Cash from the Heritage Lottery Fund is set to boost First World War exhibitions and workshops at North East museums
Visitor numbers at museums in the North East have dropped as funding cuts force shorter opening hours and hit exhibitions, new figures have revealed
Fireworks displays were held across the region last night with hundreds of North East families turning out to enjoy Bonfire Night
The region’s history is being unearthed in significant fashion by a forward-looking organisation. Alastair Gilmour meets Martin Walker of Hadrian’s Wall Heritage
RACHEL Thompson is only 25 and yet not only is she a published novelist, having begun her first book while still at school, but is well on her way to producing a second and has also been nominated for a national award.
WALLSEND has undergone a massive transformation. The area’s regeneration has given the town a much-needed boost while maintaining its strong community feel, making it an attractive option for buyers.
ROMAN remains of “national and international importance” are to be built over after developers won a long-running legal battle for planning permission.
Mummies from ancient Egypt, a life-size dinosaur, a six-foot tuna and an enormous bison.
A pioneering scheme is encouraging staff from companies across the region to volunteer for museum-related projects.
History is heading out of the classroom and being brought back to life - thanks to a £5,000 grant.
* The most famous section of the Great Wall of China was built between 220 and 200 BC by Qin Shi Huang, although earlier versions of the structure had existed since the 5th Century BC.
Sunderland's new lifeboat will arrive at the Wearside station on Friday.
Police have appealed for information about the whereabouts of a young North Tyneside man.