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The Natural History Society of Northumbria run lots of very interesting courses at this museum - bird watching, evolution and the development of local landscapes are just some of the courses you can join coming up. The speakers and course leaders are always experts in their field. See each event for more info.
http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/great-north-museum/whats-on/events/animal-evolution.html

Animal evolution - Great North Museum: Hancock
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Learn how animals evolved from a few tiny marine creatures about 600 million years ago through to the amazingly diverse and complex forms of animal life on earth today, including humans. In this 10 week course Professor Wallace Arthur, author of Evolving Animals: The Story of Our Kingdom, will cover…

10:30am 26 Apr 2015

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

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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

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