Posts by date: July 2014

First World War Stories: Honouring Jarrow’s War Heroes

I recently came across a fascinating document, which relates very nicely to the forthcoming exhibition at South Shields Museum ‘Home of Heroes’. The item is a poster listing all those recognised by the Jarrow War Heroes’ Fund between October 1917… Read more

Summer Hols and Sandy Beaches

Summer has come at last and with it some new student placements from Northumbria University Conservation Course. It’s great to have new people to work  and exchange knowledge with. At the moment I have one student on placement and two ex… Read more

Exciting new addition to the Vickers Armstrong collection

I’m pleased to report that the ‘Workshop of the World’ project to catalogue the records of Vickers Armstrong is progressing well. I’m continuing to work through the large quantity of unlisted material in the collection and will look forward to… Read more