Posts by venue: Volunteering

The New Kids In Town

If you manage to make it past thirty without making a complete idiot of yourself (and for me that particular ship sailed and promptly sank some time ago) then you quickly learn that there is nothing sadder than someone of… Read more

‘Volunteers are like a secret weapon of the museums sector’

A guest post by Jack Walton, a volunteer at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Jack’s article first appeared on the Guardian website as part of its Culture Professionals series. Jack Walton currently volunteers within Tyne & Wear Archives and… Read more

Items of Interest from the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Lace Collection

This is a guest post by Gil Dye, a volunteer at Discovery Museum.  Tape Lace Branscombe Point is a tape lace that was first made in the  Devon village of Branscombe around 1860. This was at a time when lace… Read more

Tributaries

A guest post by Sarah Younas, Assistant Digital Officer at Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.  As part of the Wor Life project, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums in collaboration with sound artist and musician, Halsey Burgund have developed… Read more

Get set for Summer!

After a quiet couple of months – FLAG (Friends of the Laing Art Gallery) is getting set for a sizzling summer (let’s hope the weather follows suit!). The main event is, of course, our Gala Lunch celebrating our 50th Anniversary,… Read more