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Did you know our library is now open on Saturdays too? From 12 noon to 3.30pm. Come and have a browse - anyone can come in, it's on the 2nd floor.
9:36am 25 Apr 2015
Our old spirit specimen store is like a storybook witch's larder! We don't even know what's in some of these; the liquids are potentially very hazardous too. Wonderfully fascinating though.
10:14am 24 Apr 2015
Sing and Dance for King and Country - Rachael Hales (part of Decoded 1914 - 18)
Sing and Dance for King and Country is an audio-visual installation exploring the experiences of the people of Tyneside during the First World War, through the lens of local folk traditions and practices. Decoded 1914-18 was a two-week programme of audiovisual installations and events that explored the First World War and its effect on those living in Tyne & Wear. www.decoded1914.org.uk
War Workings / Sound Mirrors - Tim Shaw & John Bowers
Inspired by artefacts from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Tim Shaw and John Bowers created a sound installation on site at Discovery Museum in Newcastle over a two-day period. The duo invited the public to join them in making, listening and re-inventing technology from the First World War. Decoded 1914-18 was a two-week programme of audiovisual installations and events that explored the First World War and its effect on those living in Tyne & Wear. www.decoded1914.org.uk
22 Apr 2015
As part of the ‘Wor Life’ project we have been researching all our venues to see what was going on at each of them during the First World War.
15 Apr 2015
Guest post by Doug Henderson The name ‘Sir Flinders Petrie’ is a powerful one in Egyptology. His work helped turn the field from a profession for…