Great North Museum: Hancock, 6.30-7.30pm.
The Hancock Museum was named after John and Albany Hancock in recognition of their efforts to create the museum and their work as naturalists and taxidermists. John Hancock was a man of many talents and amongst other things he was a landscape designer, artist and falconer. To celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Hancock Museum, James Littlewood (Director of the Natural History Society of Northumbria), will give an illustrated talk about John’s life and his many achievements.
Entrance will be towards the rear of the building via the side-doors.