Posts by date: August 2015


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

Seaside Shields: Marsden Beach

Hello again! Following my previous post exploring the postcards, photographs and history of Sandhaven and Littlehaven beaches, this post will focus upon Marsden Beach, the Marsden Rock, and the Grotto pub. Marsden beach is situated around 2.5 miles directly to… Read more

10 pairs of First World War shoes

As part of my work on the ‘Wor Life’ project I have been identifying First World War era clothing and textiles within Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums stores. Here are ten pairs of shoes; 1910-1914 – TWCMS : H16931… Read more

William Hutton – The first man to walk Hadrian’s Wall?

The Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail has become a hugely popular route for walkers who want to experience this unique historical feature while also taking on board plenty of exercise and Northumbrian fresh air. The Trail was first opened in… Read more

Seaside Shields: Sandhaven and Littlehaven Beaches

Hello again! After my previous post exploring a selection of postcards and photographs of the North and South Marine parks, we will be venturing a hundred feet or so forward right to the water’s edge. Although there were many things to… Read more