All posts by Emma Pybus

About Emma Pybus

I am Corporate Communications Officer at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, responsible for PR and marketing for various projects across our venues.

Natural History Society Archives Highlight VE Day

This is a guest post by June Holmes, Archivist of the Natural History Society of  Northumbria. Friday 8 May 2015 is the anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War… Read more

Fortunino Matania: War Illustrator

A guest post by Marleen Vincenten, Assistant Keeper on the Wor Life 1914-1918 project.  In May 1916, Muirhead Bone was appointed as the first official British War Artist. Some of his work, together with that of fellow war artists like Paul Nash, Christopher… Read more

Guest post by Ben Jones: The Spence Watson Archive Project

I started meeting with people from Bensham Grove Community Centre in Gateshead whilst undergoing research for my PhD. Through conversations with Shirley Brown, Chair of Bensham Grove and local historian I became fascinated by the history of the building in… Read more

Here Comes the Sun – part 2

A guest post by Caroline Whitehead Read Caroline’s first blog post about the parasol collection at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums here. Caring for your parasol Parasols were fragile – the silk split quite easily due to the fact… Read more

Here comes the Sun

Guest post by Caroline Whitehead. We all need something frivolous in our lives now and again, and this month I’ve been working with some of the most frivolous things in Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums’ Costume & Textile Collection… Read more