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Thomas Bewick’s Art Treasures Return to Newcastle

A small collection of original woodblocks by Thomas Bewick, the Newcastle artist, naturalist and master wood engraver, were purchased by the Society, on the 26 November 2013, with the aid […]

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A Brief Compendium of Named and Unnamed Objects

(29th January – 17th March 2018) Local artist Dr Michele Allen installed a small exhibition of her work in the Library at the Great North Museum: Hancock in Spring 2018. The exhibition featured a selection of photographs along with selected items from the archives of the Natural History Society of Northumbria.

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World War I in the Archives

Volunteer Ashleigh Jackson has been researching WWI for her summer placement. Ashleigh is a History and English Literature undergraduate student from the University of Edinburgh.

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Bringing the Archive to Life

Thanks to Heritage Lottery Fund, 120 primary school children came to the NHSN and the Great North Museum: Hancock in one day in one visit!

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