All posts by Anna Dodgson

Development of St James Park

A guest post by Matthew Chan St James Park is something that runs very deeply among the people of Newcastle, and has arguably been adopted like a landmark such as the Tyne Bridg eand Greys monument. Today, we know it… Read more

Toon Times

Over the past four weeks the Toon Times project has been working with an Age UK group in West Denton. The group was made up of 12 women and 1 man, all aged between 70 and 90. The Toon Times… Read more

Penny lick

The secrets of ice cream date back to some of the world’s earliest civilisations. Persians poured grape juice over snow, Emperor Nero mixed snow with fruit and honey, and frozen milk and rice were consumed in China. By the 17th… Read more


Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums has recently teamed up with researchers at Northumbria University to encourage new thinking and comment around important subjects, such as Britishness, migration, and culture in an industrial region. Each week, for four weeks, we’ll… Read more