Exhibitions / Conferences


Hadrian and His Cavalry from 8th April to 10th September 2017 at 10 sites across Hadrian’s Wall (UK).

hc-webpage-headerHadrian’s Wall World Heritage Site will host a major new exhibition in 2017 celebrating the cavalry regiments that once guarded this famous North West frontier of the mighty Roman Empire.

On Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July, the largest Roman cavalry re-enactments ever seen in the UK will take place throughout the day at Bitts Park in Carlisle as part of Hadrian’s Cavalry.

The following attractions along Hadrian’s Wall World Heritage site are taking part:

Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum | Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum | Great North Museum: Hancock | Corbridge Roman Town and Museum | Chesters Roman Fort and Museum | Housesteads Roman Fort and Museum | Roman Vindolanda | Roman Army Museum | The Roman Frontier Gallery (Tullie Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle) | Senhouse Roman Museum


Hadrianus MCM – from 28th May 2017 to 31 October 2017 at the Aquincum Museum in Budapest (Hungary)

The Aquincum Museum is paying tribute to the remarkable Roman Emperor with programs and new temporary exhibitions in 2017.


Hadrian 2017. Metamorphosis: The birth of a new Rome – from October 2017 to May 2018 at the Archaeological Museum of Seville (Spain)

The Archaeological Museum of Seville in southern Spain is planning to host an exhibition in 2017 to commemorate the 1900th anniversary of the accession of Hadrian to the imperial throne. (read more here)

Bust of Hadrian, Archaeological Museum, Seville
Bust of Hadrian, Archaeological Museum, Seville
© Carole Raddato


Mémoires de Trajan, mémoires d’Hadrien – Colloque international et pluridisciplinaire – 28th & 29th September 2017, at the Université de Lille SHS (France)

CaptureInternational Symposium on Hadrian – 28th & 29th September 2017, at the Trakya University in Edirne (Turkey)

Uluslararası Hadrianus Sempozyumu
Uluslararası Hadrianus Sempozyumu