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Christmas is a time for family, so I thought I'd show you this lovely wintry painting of a young girl and her grandfather by north east artist Ralph Hedley, entitled Mittens.

2:00pm 22 Dec 2014

The Laing Art Gallery is closed Monday 22 - Friday 26 December inclusive. However, you will still be able to nab those last minute Christmas presents as the Laing shop will be open on 22, 23 & 24 December.

11:00am 20 Dec 2014


Hidden Newcastle

The day in 1954 when three escaped brown bears caused havoc in Newcastle City centre and the 19th century unwrapping of an Egyptian mummy in the Lit and Phil on Westgate Road are two of the events captured in a new mobile app, all about Newcastle and its forgotten history. The Hidden Newcastle app is produced by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and NE1 Ltd with Newcastle Libraries.

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.


Turners saved my marriage'

17 Dec 2014

Christmas is fast approaching. It’s a special time of year for many people and it’s also a very busy time for shops. Businesses are going into…