Television, film companies and photographers are welcome to use Arbeia Roman Fort as a location for filming or a photo shoot.

If you would like more information with regards to filming please contact or (0191) 277 2152.

What's been filmed at our venues before?

  • Channel 4's Rome Wasn't Built in a Day - Arbeia Roman Fort
  • National Geographic's Explorer - Segedunum Roman Fort
  • BBC's The One Show - Segedunum Roman Fort
  • BBC's History Cold Case - Great North Museum: Hancock
  • BBC's Question of Sport - Great North Museum: Hancock
  • BBC's Who Do You Think You Are? - Tyne & Wear Archives
  • BBC's Don't Tell the Bride - Discovery Museum
  • BBC's Flog It! - Discovery Museum
  • ITV's Vera - Discovery Museum


We require a copy of your public liability insurance certificate (must be to the value of £5 million) for our records.
Please read our health and safety document as we have some limitations that may be relevant to your filming.

Find out about hiring our other museums and galleries.

NORTHERN FILM & MEDIA is the North East’s creative Industries Development agency, supporting Media businesses with Television and filming production within the region.