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James Alder Archive - Heritage Open Day

Indoor Event, 11am-3.30pm

Great North Museum:Hancock, Newcastle.

We will be opening the doors of our prestigious Council Room as part of the national Heritage Open Day weekend. There will be a small exhibition from the archives of our late President and local wildlife artist, James Alder (1920-2007). On display will be rare copies of the two beautifully illustrated books he produced for the Queen Mother and the Queen, Birds and Flowers of the Castle of Mey (1993) and Birds and Flowers of Balmoral (1997).

Visitors can also see the historic furnishings and paintings in the room and talk with the Natural History Society of Northumbria Honorary Archivist, June Holmes.