Posts by date: February 2013

Fascinating collection of love letters donated to Tyne & Wear Archives

The Archives holds thousands of collections, covering a wide variety of subjects. One subject that is not well covered in our collections but which has exercised the minds of writers and poets for hundreds of years is ‘love’. I’m delighted… Read more

Sleep tight Fashion Works…

After nearly two months of unpacking, documenting and re- packing; the costume collection that was previously on display in Fashion Works, has been moved to the costume and textiles store. In the initial stages of this storage project, the items… Read more

Christmas in February!

Depending on how you look at it, you could either say that Christmas has come two months late, or ten months early, at South Shields Museum! The reason: I’ve just opened a parcel from the USA and inside was a… Read more