Posts by date: July 2010

Iain Watson, Acting Director

When you tell people that you work in museums they always want to share with you their thoughts about museums – almost everyone has experience of museums and has views about what they like and dislike. As well as all… Read more

barque Lota 1891

from Turnbull’s Register 1889 The North East of England was such a centre for shipbuilding in the 19th and 20th centuries that the focus of my work is most often on the production end of the shipping business. Thousands of… Read more

Welcome to the Great North Museum: Hancock Library blog!

Let me start by telling you a little about the Library. We have three collections here: the archives and library of the Natural History Society of Northumbria (NHSN), the library of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne (SANT)… Read more

Summer party preparations

We are really busy today finalising the design of our invitation card for our annual Business Partners Summer Party at Lumley Castle Hotel. Engaging the business community to support us is getting much tougher so we have to get much… Read more

Curatorial Assistant for Biology

I work at the Great North Museum: Hancock and for the most part of my job I look after the live animals at the museum. I have worked at the museum for 8 years and I have looked after a… Read more