Museum blog

The development of the racing shell: Tyne Innovations – by Ian Whitehead

The impetus for this post was provided by a chance meeting at Tyne Rowing Club. Phil Kite, one of th...

Chamberlayne’s Shako by David Weatherstone, Assistant Outreach Officer

A new gallery, Charge! The Story of England’s Northern Cavalry, opened at Discovery Museum on 21 ...

A Comparative study of Tintoretto’s “Washing of the Disciples’ Feet” from the Shipley to the Prado by Conservation Officer Ana Flynn

On 30 October, I had the opportunity to visit The Prado Museum in Madrid to meet with the conservat...

The legend of St. Cuthbert – a journey of discovery by Kate Buckley

My name is Kate Buckley and I am a third year History student at Newcastle University. I also act as...