Contributors and Acknowledgements

Exhibition Research and Curation

Dr Susanna Phillippo, Senior Lecturer in Classics, Newcastle University

Dr Sally Waite, Senior Lecturer in Greek Art and Archaeology, Newcastle University

Andrew Parkin, Keeper of Archaeology, Great North Museum

Daisy-Alys Vaughan, AHRC Northern Bridge Partnership PhD


This exhibition was designed and developed by Mina Heydari-Waite and c.a. walac

Diary excerpt recordings were performed by Peter Ross, and recorded by David De La Haye through CultureLab, Newcastle University. 

The exhibition was funded by a Public Engagement Award from the Institute of Classical Studies, London. This award was made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor. We would like to thank Dr Emma Bridges for her advice and support.

The exhibition is the result of a longstanding collaboration with English Heritage.

We are grateful to:

Dr Andrew Hann, Properties Historian,  English Heritage

Dr Frances McIntosh, Curator of Hadrian’s Wall and the North East,  English Heritage

Kevin Booth, Senior Curator, North,  English Heritage

Melanie Hills, Community Engagement Manager,  English Heritage

We would also like to thank the Northumberland Archives and the Middleton Family for permission to incorporate materials from the Middleton Archive, including diary entries and sketches, in this exhibition.

Finally for access to and information on the Vari cave site, we are grateful also to the Ephorate of Palaeoanthropology, Greek Ministry of Culture, in particular Dr Alexandra Mari.