Starring Vivien Leigh. 8 Nov 2014 - 1 Feb 2015

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There will be no Picture of the Month talk at the Laing tomorrow or next week, as our Friends are enjoying a well deserved Christmas break. Normal service resumes Saturday 10 January.

10:00am 26 Dec 2014

Merry Christmas from the Laing Art Gallery! We hope your day is full of festive cheer. This 19th century painting is called Christmas Morning, by the artist Henry John Yeend King.

10:00am 25 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.