Curator Talk & Tour - Beilby and Bewick

The Northern Spirit Gallery at the Laing Art Gallery.

The Northern Spirit Gallery at the Laing Art Gallery.

12.15 – 12.45pm
Join Marie-Thérèse Mayne, Assistant Keeper of Art, as she talks about Beilby and Bewick and give a tour of the permanent gallery, Northern Spirit. 

Free, no booking required.
 

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A trip into the past in Jesmond Vale - insightful blog by Sarah Richardson, Keeper of Art.

A trip into the past in Jesmond Vale | Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Blog
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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 Terrace, in the Vale, which has since been demolished. However, we can still see a similar scene from Burn View, which did survive. We're lookin…

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