Posts by date: February 2015

Rock Art from Birney Hill

One of the Great North Museum’s most recent acquisitions is a fine example of rock art that was found at Birney Hill near Ponteland during an archaeological investigation.  The sandstone rock, weighing nearly 3 tonnes, is decorated with distinctive cup… Read more

South Shields Museum and Art Gallery during the First World War

As part of the ‘Wor Life’ project we have been researching all our venues to see what was going on at each of them during the First World War. We’ve found some really interesting stories that we’ll be sharing over… Read more