When the Lamps Went out: Life on Tyneside during the First World War

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We're very pleased to be one of the venues for the upcoming Decoded 1914-18 project. It's a two week programme of audiovisual installations and performances reflecting on life, loss and invention in the area during the First World War. 16-28 February 2015.

See www.decoded1914.org.uk for more info. #decoded1914 #worlife1914

Reflections on life, loss and invention in Tyne & Wear 1914-18
Decoded 1914-18 is a two-week programme of AV installations and events that explores the First World War and its effect on those living in Tyne & Wear.

12:01pm 28 Jan 2015


Hidden Newcastle

The day in 1954 when three escaped brown bears caused havoc in Newcastle City centre and the 19th century unwrapping of an Egyptian mummy in the Lit and Phil on Westgate Road are two of the events captured in a new mobile app, all about Newcastle and its forgotten history. The Hidden Newcastle app is produced by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and NE1 Ltd with Newcastle Libraries. www.hiddennewcastle.org

A film about Discovery Museum by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group

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