Museum blog

The Singing Sands of Eigg by Sylvia Humphrey, Assistant Keeper of Geology, Great North Museum: Hancock

In July 2017, Tim Shaw of Newcastle University and I visited local beaches between Blyth and Whitley...

Anne Seymour: Doctor, Missionary, Refugee – by Dominique Bell, Assistant Keeper, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

To mark the one hundred year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which gave so...

The Willington Waggonway: Published Research – by Dominique Bell, Project Co-ordinator

The Willington Waggonway Research Programme concluded in March 2018 with a public conference attende...

A History of Shoes – by Oliver Cook, Communications Officer

The North-East has a long history of innovation – Robert Stephenson’s Rocket is a prime example,...