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Story Stars at Discovery Museum
03-24 Oct 14
Toon Times matchday family fun
04 Oct 14
**FULLY BOOKED** Posh Frocks & Tight Breeches: Jane Austen fact, fiction & fashion
08 Oct 14
World War One costume: Behind the scenes tour
09 Oct - 04 Dec 14
15 Oct 14
Women on the March: Newcastle Suffragettes and the First World War
15 Oct 14
Some wonderful photos from the Sir Tony Robinson event in the Great Hall on Wednesday. Thanks to Ancestry.co.uk for the brilliant event.
Sir Tony Robinson - AncestryUK WW1 Family History Tour
Wednesday 24 September 2014
4:37pm 26 Sep 2014
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2:53pm 25 Sep 2014
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.
25 Sep 2014
On the morning of 17 February 1952 Ian Fleming started writing what would become his first book “Casino Royale” at his Goldeneye estate in Jamaica.
19 Sep 2014
Whilst I was researching the picture of John Hodgson for theÂ Wall Face exhibition (on display at Segedunum Roman Fort) I was interested to find out that the…