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Been looking at the history of the pancake as it is #shrovetuesday. Seems us Romans used to go to the street vendors in market squares to pick up our pancakes.
Article from the Telegraph back in 2007.
Pancake Day: the Romans would have loved it - Telegraph
Fried batter has a long and delicious history in Britain, finds Kate Colquhoun .
2:54pm 04 Mar 2014
5 weeks today!
10:39am 24 Feb 2014
Segedunum Roman Fort with Kingston Park Primary School.
A group of pupils from Kingston Park Primary school find out about Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum and some of the artefacts there including Roman toilets! Film from Culture Street
Catherine Cookson's Room at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery
Hadrian Primary School pupils visit South Shields Museum & Art Gallery and find out about the items relating to author Catherine Cookson which are on display there. Film from Culture Street
04 Mar 2014
Last year the Archives was delighted to receive on deposit the historical records of the Phoenix Lodge, Sunderland. The origins of this freemasons lodge date…
26 Feb 2014
One of the research tasks I have most enjoyed since volunteering at the Laing has been helping to catalogue the correspondence of Newcastle artist Ralph Hedley…