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11 August 2019

Exhibition marks Professor Brian Shefton's centenary

Brian Shefton in Athens
A new display has opened at Newcastle University’s Great North Museum: Hancock to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Professor Brian B. Shefton.

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19 July 2019

Creative Green Award

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Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums wins Best Creative Group at the Creative Green Awards

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24 June 2019

Catering opportunity with TWAM Enterprises Ltd

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TWAM Enterprises Ltd is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of catering at three of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums award-winning attractions.

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18 June 2019

Great North Museum: Hancock shortlisted for national Family Friendly Museum Award

 
Newcastle University’s Great North Museum: Hancock has been shortlisted for the prestigious Family Friendly Museum Award.

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10 April 2019

North East awarded funding to develop creative learning opportunities with Tyneside schools

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Two leading North East arts and cultural organisations, The Forge and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, have been awarded funding by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation through their Teacher Development Fund.

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25 March 2019

MP praised achievements of local schoolchildren at Discovery Museum’s New Inventors Showcase

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Year four pupils from Wingrove Primary School in Fenham, Newcastle presented their invention ideas in front of an audience, which included Member of Parliament for Newcastle Central, Chi Onwurah, and local councillor, Jamie Driscoll alongside science and engineering professionals, at Discovery Museum on Friday 1 March.

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19 March 2019

Line up and headline sponsor announced for the Late Shows

The Biscuit Factory
NewcastleGateshead’s annual culture crawl is back 17 and 18 May

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11 March 2019

Win an exclusive behind the scenes experience with Dippy the Dinosaur

A lucky raffle winner will get the chance to go behind the scenes with the Natural History Museum team as they install Dippy the Dinosaur at the Great North Museum: Hancock this May.

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22 February 2019

Archaeological report published for Segedunum Roman Fort, Wallsend

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28 years of findings published from the Roman fort at the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall, Wallsend in North Tyneside

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11 February 2019

Join our Strategic Board

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We are seeking an independent Board member who has an interest in and enthusiasm for museums and archives in the North East and is committed to the contribution they can deliver to making a difference in people’s lives.

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28 January 2019

Calling all venues for the Late Shows 2019

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Find out more about taking part in this year's event.

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24 January 2019

South Tyneside football memorabilia wanted for exhibition

Football card from 1928-29 of SSFC Goalie Peter Shevlin
Football fans and players of teams connected to South Tyneside are being asked to contribute to an exhibition at South Shields Museum & Art Gallery.

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17 January 2019

Stephenson Railway Museum awarded funding from DCMS/Wolfson Foundation

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Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant of £94,500 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund

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17 January 2019

Free tickets announced for Dippy's Newcastle visit

It is announced today that free tickets to see Dippy in Newcastle will be available via greatnorthmuseum.org.uk from 9am on Friday 1 February.

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10 January 2019

Seminar on The Future of Civic Museums: A Think Piece - update

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Join the debate at the V&A on Friday 25 January

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27 November 2018

Free museum and gallery events for National Lottery players

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A big thank you to National Lottery players 3-9 December 2018

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20 November 2018

Newcastle City Council Budget Consultation

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Newcastle City Council is inviting residents, businesses, partners and employees to take part in a consultation until 6 January 2019 to gather views on their 2019-20 budget proposals.

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20 November 2018

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and Great Exhibition recognised at Northern Soul Awards

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Great Exhibition of the North and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have achieved a cultural hat-trick at The Northern Soul Awards 2018.

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19 November 2018

Help shape our corporate membership programme

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We're seeking business-minded professionals from across Tyneside who are happy to share their thoughts in an informal gathering to discuss corporate membership.

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09 November 2018

Generous donation made to the Dr Hari Shukla Fund for Diversity and Inclusion

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The North East Chinese Association has donated £1,000 to the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Development Trust towards the Dr Hari Shukla Fund for Diversity and Inclusion.

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