A New Heritage Trail at Jarrow Hall Museum

Exciting news! We’ve created a new audio tour and activity sheet for the summer – launching with the Jarrow Festival on Monday 9 August this trail will take you on a journey through time. You’ll be guided through the park by our narrator and come across several characters from Jarrow’s past.

Textile craft activity: 26th June 2021

textile craft activity using a lucet

Join wor Matilda in the village as she works on her textiles this Saturday, 26th June! Working on textile craft activity has been an important daily job for people throughout history. Using a lucet as a tool was a common way to weave useful braids and cords for decoration, fastenings, finishings and so on in […]

May Half Term Events and Activities at Jarrow Hall

interactive display about glass

May Half Term at Jarrow Hall Join us here at Jarrow Hall this May Bank Holiday and Half Term as we explore the theme of Colour in the Anglo-Saxon World. Far from being the “Dark Ages”, Early Medieval times were a Golden Age in Northumbria and Jarrow was a centre of learning, bringing ideas and […]

Jarrow Hall: Anglo-Saxon, village and Bede Museum sets out plans for reopening

Farm at Jarrow hall

Jarrow Hall Anglo-Saxon Farm and Village is set to open on Tuesday March 13th, with the site’s Bede Museum to follow in May once restrictions allow.   Rebecca Maw, Operations Manager – Communities, Groundwork South & North Tyneside, which operates the site, said: “We are delighted to be reopening and our small team are working […]

New Additions to Play Space

We have some new additions to the play space at Jarrow Hall.

We have two new sculptures inspired by the Anglo-Saxon Beowulf poem carved by Tommy Craggs Tree Sculpting. The featured image is the carving of Grendel who is one of Beowulf’s enemies.