200 years since George Stephenson built his first locomotive Blucher

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We have a special bank holiday event this Monday - Mr Windbags the family entertainer will be with us! Mr Windbags brings a mix of magic, comedy and balloon modelling for lots of ages! Free, no booking, from 11am - 3pm bank holiday Monday 25 August.

11:00am 23 Aug 2014


Timeline Photos
Good morning! Here is today's View of the North: Steam locomotive Puffing Billy outside Stephenson's Cottage at Wylam in around 1861.

10:36am 22 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…