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A Happy and Peaceful Christmas to all

2:40pm 20 Dec 2014

Stuck for Christmas presents? Get into movie making 1960s style! http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/engage/blog/turners-saved-my-marriage/

Turners saved my marriage' | Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Blog
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Christmas is fast approaching. It's a special time of year for many people and it's also a very busy time for shops. Businesses are going into overdrive with publicity campaigns to get us to buy their products and all this activity has reminded me of some fascinating images in our Turners collection…

1:57pm 17 Dec 2014

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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. www.hiddennewcastle.org

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.

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Turners saved my marriage'

17 Dec 2014

Christmas is fast approaching. It’s a special time of year for many people and it’s also a very busy time for shops. Businesses are going into…

Lice Hunter

Imagine an enemy attacking everywhere but hard to spot. Imagine an enemy that can't be shot, will not surrender and keeps coming back. Worse still, imagine an enemy that has six legs and lives on human blood...

We are talking lice!

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Mauretania

RMS Mauretania was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.

Click hereto play the Mauretania game.