All posts by Kylea Little

About Kylea Little

I'm Keeper of History and work at Discovery Museum. I look after the social history and costume and textile collections. I help decide what to add to the collections and work on temporary exhibitions about lots of different aspects of life in Tyne and Wear. I love history so I love my job!

Newcastle West End Foodbank

We want Discovery Museum to be a place where people can find out more about contemporary issues and where people can discuss these issues. We recently found out what would be in a food parcel that would be given out… Read more

Preparations for a new permanent gallery at Discovery Museum

Discovery Museum was recently awarded a grant from the government and The Wolfson Foundation charity to refurbish one of our permanent galleries. It was the second highest award given out across the country! Find out more here   Preparing for… Read more

Discovery Museum welcomes home World War One objects

At the end of a discussion with Mr Richardson and his wife at Discovery Museum today I found myself quite emotional! We had spoken a few times on the phone to arrange this meeting. For years Mr Richardson had been… Read more

Fairground slides

While watching actor Larry Lamb discover his fascinating fairground roots last night on ‘Who do you think you are?’ I remembered an amazing collection of glass slides that we found in the history store a few years ago at Discovery Museum. In… Read more

Family History in Tyne and Wear

What’s Your Story? Discovering family histories in Tyne and Wear; sharing ordinary peoples’ family histories Watching the new series of the BBC’s ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ has taken on added significance in the history team office at Discovery… Read more