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Newcastle won Favourite UK City at The Guardian Travel Awards last night!

Travel Awards 2014: the winners
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The full list of winners from this year's Guardian and Readers' Travel Awards

8:03am 22 Nov 2014

Join us for our picture of the month talk tomorrow on A View of Newcastle, also known as The Mayor's Barge on the Tyne (1827-8) by John Wilson Carmichael. No need to book, just meet in the Marble Hall at 11am.

6:00pm 21 Nov 2014

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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.

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A trip into the past in Jesmond Vale

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…

FLAG at 50

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…