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Great North Museum Planetarium
12 Aug 14 - 30 Sep 15
The remarkable foraging behaviour of gannets
28 Nov 14
Saturday Storytimes in the Mouse House
29 Nov 14 - 14 Feb 15
Gliding reptiles, strange fishes & barrier reefs: Northumbrian wildlife in the Permian period
05 Dec 14
Behind the Scenes Tours
06 Dec 14 - 05 Dec 15
Great North Festive Fayre
06 Dec 14
Strange. Extraordinary. Forgotten
Explore intriguing tales all about the city and its people, unearthed from over 800 years of Newcastle upon Tyne's history.
11:55am 24 Nov 2014
Rescued from the Sea - An Archaeologist's Tale | Northumberland Wildlife Trust
With sea level rise accelerating, archaeologists are in a race against time to record ancient remains eroding from our shores before they are destroyed by the sea.
10:12am 24 Nov 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.
21 Nov 2014
At the time of the First World War, there was a thriving community along the edge of the Ouseburn in Jesmond Vale. The street pictured is probably Woodbine…
19 Nov 2014
As this is our first blog - we thought we’d tell you why we’ve decided to do this and also to tell you a little bit about us. We are…