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This Sunday we will be making instruments from recycled objects! Bring your own junk to play with if you;d like. We'll have a musician, Michael on hand to help you get musical with your new creations! Activities from 11am - 3pm. See you there!


Let off Steam! - Stephenson Railway Museum
Throughout the day visitors will have the opportunity to play instruments which have been constructed through recycling which will range from the every day item to some older objects which have played an important part in the history of the region.

12:20pm 09 Aug 2014


Fabulous Fans - Part Two

20 Aug 2014

During my project I re-packed the fans so they could be immediately visible before they are handled. This is so important due to the fragility of some of the…


14 Aug 2014

A couple of us volunteers at the Laing Art Gallery are recording details of a large archive of material relating to the Tyneside Victorian artist Ralph Hedley.