North East radicals highlighted by People's Museum

From Beveridge to Blair, a new list outlines the people who have changed Britain

Worldwide views for mystery Northumberland pictures

The element of mystery is why a collection of lantern slides in an exhibition at Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives has now been seen in 30 countries in newspapers and online

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens at Centre for Life in Newcastle

County Durham pair's work highlighted as top wildlife picture exhibition comes to Tyneside

Life on Northumberland's forgotten Rocky Island off Seaton Sluice

Research has revealed a community which thrived on Rocky Island off Seaton Sluice in Northumberland

Appointments: Making a splash in the Lakes with Ringtons

Ringtons have taken on Gloria Sanchez to help secure new business in the North West and the Lakes

Jesse Wine talks about his BALTIC exhibition

Outsize ceramic shorts, jackets and trainers feature in Jesse Wine's humorous new show in Baltic's ground floor gallery space

Hartlepool relives First World War naval bombardment attack

Hartlepool marks centenary of First World War German warships bombardment

Newcastle University dig which discovered incredible Roman altars in line for award

Excavations were made of a fort and temple discovered in the 1880s by local bank manager Joseph Robinson

Visionary Auckland Castle project takes a leap forward

Four schemes totalling £24m are going before Durham County Council - and work could start next year

Beamish Museum director Richard Evans talks of ambitious plans

Beamish Museum director Richard Evans has doubled visitor numbers - now he has ambitious plans for the future

North East study of First World War Christmas truce

Pack on famous First World War Christmas truce goes to North East schools and churches

First World war exhibition on display at the Discovery Museum in Newcastle

An exhibition at Discovery Museum, Newcastle, offers a glimpse into what life was like on Tyneside across the duration of the First World War

Berwick wins lottery funding award for World War One project

Award will allow town to plot impact of First World War on the Home Front and its soldiers abroad

Case for Culture: What it means for the future of the North East

Following the Case for Capital, the new Case for Culture aims to keep the region's many cultural assets high up the agenda

Hidden Newcastle phone app brings 800 years of city's history to life

Stories from 800 years of Newcastle's history are brought to life with a new app from Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums (TWAM) and NE1 Ltd

North East tourism bosses hoping more people will explore the region's hidden gems

Tourism bosses are hoping the recent announcement that Newcastle has been named as the UK’s favourite city will help bring more visitors to the North East

The Snow Bear: a storytelling show for youngsters

Storyteller Chris Bostock and musician Ken Patterson have teamed up to present a winter's storytelling show

Where does the North East come in the list of lottery hits and misses

As National Lottery operators Camelot marks its big birthday, Barbara Hodgson recalls what lottery cash has added up to for the North East

Award-winning artist Luke McCreadie makes a feature-length film with a difference

Art exhibitions mostly feature pictures on walls and/or sculptures on plinths or on the floor. Luke McCreadie offers us something else completely

Record number of North Easterners visiting heritage sites

Survey shows therapy and economic value of region's historic attractions to our future success

Calendar created from archive pictures of Tyne Bridge construction

Donated photographs capturing the building of the Tyne Bridge will go on display as a calendar. Tony Henderson looks at the story behind the images

National Glass Centre on the crest of a wave

A new installation by Magdalene Odundo has had National Glass Centre visitors in raptures

Slaley welcomes new comedy play Carry on Mining...Ore

A Carry on play is being peformed at Slaley this weekend, with ore mining the unlikely subject

Washington war memorials research project leads to film and book

Files on the project findings have been deposited in libraries and exhibitions staged at Washington Arts Centre, library, Beamish Museum and also this summer in the town of Albert on the Somme

World War One centenary commemorated with talks and events at Tyneside museums

Tyne and Wear Museums' Wor Life project offers up a series of events throughout November to mark the historic anniversary

Bells are ringing out for Christmas at Beamish

The festivities kick off in November at Beamish as Father Christmas prepares to make his annual visit - complete with reindeer accompaniment

Time to rink and ride at Life Science Centre in Newcastle

Prepare to get your skates and 3D glasses on as the ice rink returns and the popular 4D motion ride enjoys a film switchover

Roman find in Ouseburn Valley beneath new affordable housing site

Evidence of the Roman presence in the Lower Ouseburn Valley in Newcastle has been uncovered by archaeologists

Hadrian’s Wall revealed as fungi capital of England by Northumberland National Park Authority

A study by Northumberland National Park Authority has revealed Hadrian's Wall as a haven for first-class fungi

East Durham Creates festival to be an eye-opener

The first East Durham Creates festival will see over 40 performances, exhibitions and events throughout the autumn

North East tourism: European funding 'desperately needed' to help growth in 2015

Northern Tourism Alliance says the European Commission must recognise the region's success stories with more funding in response to tourism inquiry

New Discovery Museum exhibition tells Tyneside's First World War story

When the Lamps Went Out is the title of a new exhibition which opens at Discovery Museum in Newcastle on Saturday and runs until June 28

Art experts gather for major conference in County Durham

A collaboration between the North East and leading art galleries could result from links being forged over three days

Billy Elliot playwright Lee Hall brands Newcastle City Council's culture pot 'a white wash'

Lee Hall calls the council's £600,000 a year culture investment fund a 'white wash' as council reveals no North East celebrities have offered support

Journal Nostalgia: A World War I victory party in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, in 1919

Sarah Richardson, of Newcastle's Laing Art Gallery, recalls a World War I party as seen in a wonderful watercolour

Fine art featuring storm tossed Tynemouth to be restored to its former glory

Port of Tyne's art treasures, which hung in the office boardroom, are to be given a new lease of life by professional restorers

Centre for Life offers talk about death from Dr Paul Koudounaris

Dr Paul Koudounaris is to talk about the culture of death and mortality at Newcastle's Centre for Life

Virginia Bodman: North East artist takes over three floors of Newcastle gallery

Three floors of a big Newcastle art gallery have been given over to the paintings of one artist, Virginia Bodman. DAVID WHETSTONE gets a guided tour

Natural History Society of Northumbria welcomes funding grant

Natural History Society of Northumbria has received a £137,200 boost to help it protect and enhance its collections

Newcastle entrepreneur behind Europe's top museum sector conference

Jim Richardson, founder of Newcastle design studio Sumo, has successfully grown MuseumNext to attract international attention


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