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The Electrical Collections at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
11 Mar 14
Co-operative Wholesale Society Tour
13 Mar - 15 May 14
Walking Tour: The History of Newcastle United
15 Mar 14
St. Patrick's Day - Family Ceilidh
15 Mar 14
Toon Times Pre-match family fun days
22 Mar - 03 May 14
22 Mar 14
Destination Tyneside - Discovery Museum
By 1911 one third of the population of Tyneside were migrants or children of migrants. Jobs in coal mining, shipbuilding and heavy engineering meant that the North East became a major centre of migration as people travelled from all over in search of a better way of life.
10:31am 10 Mar 2014
We have been shortlisted for The Journal Culture Awards in the North East Museum category for our new gallery Destination Tyneside.
See who else has been shortlisted and what for.
The Journal Culture Awards finalists are revealed - The Journal
The Journal Culture Awards' judging panel have selected their finalists
10:10am 04 Mar 2014
10 Mar 2014
People have done crazy things for beauty for millennia. In Ancient Greece and Rome, people bathed in mud and crocodile faeces to tone their muscles and keep…
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…