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Our expert conservators came up with the solution for displaying the huge geological strata map you can see in the background
Sound Strata of Coastal Northumberland - Sound Strata of Coastal Northumberland - Psappha, Trio...
Sound artist Susan Stenger & Kerry Andrew in the Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick-upon-Tweed
8:58pm 23 Apr 2015
Stannington Sanatorium was set up by Newcastle's Poor Children's Holiday Association
Dr Allison was instrumental in the setting up of Stannington Sanatorium, having been determined to do something to tackle both childhood poverty and the ever increasing problem of tuberculosis, read more about him here. http://www.northumberlandarchives.com/2015/04/21/dr-t-m-allison/
8:20pm 21 Apr 2015
Sing and Dance for King and Country - Rachael Hales (part of Decoded 1914 - 18)
Sing and Dance for King and Country is an audio-visual installation exploring the experiences of the people of Tyneside during the First World War, through the lens of local folk traditions and practices. Decoded 1914-18 was a two-week programme of audiovisual installations and events that explored the First World War and its effect on those living in Tyne & Wear. www.decoded1914.org.uk
War Workings / Sound Mirrors - Tim Shaw & John Bowers
Inspired by artefacts from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, Tim Shaw and John Bowers created a sound installation on site at Discovery Museum in Newcastle over a two-day period. The duo invited the public to join them in making, listening and re-inventing technology from the First World War. Decoded 1914-18 was a two-week programme of audiovisual installations and events that explored the First World War and its effect on those living in Tyne & Wear. www.decoded1914.org.uk
22 Apr 2015
As part of the ‘Wor Life’ project we have been researching all our venues to see what was going on at each of them during the First World War.
15 Apr 2015
Guest post by Doug Henderson The name ‘Sir Flinders Petrie’ is a powerful one in Egyptology. His work helped turn the field from a profession for…
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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RMS Mauretania was one of the most famous ships ever built on Tyneside.
Click here to play the Mauretania game.