Posts by venue: Arbeia South Shields’ Roman Fort

‘Brig Aground at Marsden Bay’ and goodbye…

For those who haven’t read my previous blogs, I completed a work placement at South Shields as part of my Master’s degree in Art Museum and Gallery Studies at Newcastle University. During my placement, using the museum’s art collection I… Read more

Flag Spring News

Now that the days are lighter and longer, and Spring is just around the corner we thought we’d tell you about some FLAG events coming soon! As you may know we celebrate our 50th anniversary this year – and as… Read more

Enigmatic Objects

One of the most pleasurable things about working with the archaeology in the Great North Museum is the sheer variety of material we have in our collections.  I am always learning something new and adding to my own knowledge.  Sometimes,… Read more

Arbeia Roman Fort during the First World War

As part of the ‘Wor Life’ project we have been researching all our venues to see what was going on at each of them during the First World War. We’ve found some really interesting stories that we’ll be sharing over… Read more

Merry Christmas and happy new year from us all

Merry Christmas and happy new year from everyone at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. We’ll be back in 2015 with more blog posts from the team here.