Posts by date: June 2011

Skyping With the U.S

After going live on Flickr Commons, Tyne & Wear Archive & Museum’s Photostream had an influx of people viewing the photographic collections online. We have now reached over 200,000 views of the images we have uploaded to Flickr, to take a… Read more

Monkwearmouth Station Museum Railway Wagon Restoration Project – The Restoration Begins!

The most exciting part of our Wagon Restoration Project began several weeks ago with the arrival of tradesmen from Rampart Carriage & Wagon Services to Monkwearmouth.  With their bespoke shed finished (and looking fantastic!) the wagons are currently undergoing a… Read more

Royal Wedding Party

Royal Wedding Party and Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens Read more

Stormy times

With the Exhibition of Siege and Storm at Discovery Museum came a rather challenging conservation job. This is how the painting came into the studio. some areas had had varnish removed and the canvas had started to detach from the… Read more

Getting put in the picture with BFI Mediatheque Volunteers’ Film Club

The BFI Mediatheque Volunteers’ Film Club was created as a result of a meeting between the volunteers, Carolyn Ball (Archives & Records Services Manager), Lauren Prince (Culture Track Project Co-ordinator) and myself. The volunteers wanted to have greater ownership and… Read more