Home of Heroes: South Tyneside in the First World War

On display until 24 January 2015

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'Do you remember the smell of dubbin? Did you wear culottes and an aertex blouse for netball? What did we wear before lycra? Come and share your sporting memories with us in the museum today. We have lots of objects from an old leather football to a child's cricket bat which you can try out. We kick-off at 1pm , the final whistle is at 3pm.”

1:31pm 17 Oct 2014


The engraving of John Hodgson

15 Oct 2014

H. F. S. Mackreth produced the miniature of John Hodgson for inclusion in Hodgson’s work ‘The History of Northumberland’. This meant an…