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

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Excited for the Coronation Ball today.

If you've got tickets for one of the performances please ensure you arrive in plenty of time and we suggest you park at Grainger Town car park or use public transport. Central Station is a short 5 minute walk.

Make sure you share your pics with us! We want to see lots of little prince & princesses!

9:30am 22 Nov 2014

3:26pm 21 Nov 2014

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

A film about Discovery Museum in Newcastle by the Museums and Galleries Disabled Access Group. Find out about Discovery Museum and what you can see here. You can also hear about the access facilities from the members of the group. The group talks about their favourite exhibits and explains what help is available for visitors such as ramps, lifts, audio guides and pre-visit information packs.

The Secret Bunker

Kitty Brightwell, a former plotter in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) during World War II, tells the fascinating history of Newcastle's Secret Bunker. Find out how this RAF Fighter Command Headquarters in Kenton played a hugely significant role in the Battle of Britain. The film can be used alongside a Box of Delight (our free artefact loan service for schools) from Discovery Museum, and ends with Kitty setting a Secret Bunker Challenge to participants using the artefact box.