Talks, Field Trips, Events & Activities
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North East Wildlife Photography Awards 2014
3rd Jul 2014
Thursday 3 July, 6pm-8pm.
Forget the Oscars, this is the awards ceremony that counts! Join us to see the short-listed entries, announce the winners, open the exhibition and meet other photographers.
There will also be a relevant talk with a guest speaker and refreshments available.
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle.
North East Marine Wildlife Festival, Newcastle
19th Jul 2014
Saturday 19 July – Friday 25 July.
Help the Great North Museum: Hancock to celebrate our marine wildlife and explore the diversity of our regions’ seas and coasts through a series of free events, workshops and displays. Highlights of the week long festival include an interactive exhibition of inflatable life-size whales, dolphins and sharks, as well as impressive objects from the museum’s biology collection.
Full details at www.twmuseums.org.uk/greatnorthmuseum
Summer Activities in the Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
28th Jul 2014
28 July – 31 August.
Throughout the school holidays there will be themed activities for all the family. In particular, join us to help celebrate the museums 130th birthday from 18-24 August with a week of Hancock inspired activities, followed by Dinosaur week.
For details: www.twmuseums.org.uk nearer to the time.
Society Archives Heritage Open Day, Newcastle
12th Sep 2014
Friday 12 September, 11am-3pm.
We will be opening the doors of our prestigious Council Room in the Great North Museum: Hancock as part of the national Heritage Open Day weekend. We will be displaying some of our best archive material, including rare woodblocks by Thomas Bewick. Visitors can also see the historic furnishings and paintings in the room and talk with the Society’s Honorary Archivist, June Holmes.