All posts by Stacey Home

About Stacey Home

I am currently studying an MA in Museum Studies at Newcastle University and I have been working at TWAM as part of my course. I have been learning what it is like to work as a social history curator and have had the chance to work on accessioning some of the objects to the collection. One of the unusual pieces I have accessioned during my time here is a tattoo kit. I love all types of history and hope to work as a curator when I finish my course.

Co op products

The history of the building and the popularity of the Co-operative society means we have collected a lot of Co-op items.  We have recently accessioned a selection of paper ephemera items into the collection.  This is one of the oldest… Read more

Discovering the history of the Co-op

The Discovery Museum was a very different building one hundred years ago from the one it is today. It was once the headquarters of the North East branch of the Co-operative Wholesale Society.  Founded in 1863 the society grew in… Read more