All posts by Nicky Clarke

About Nicky Clarke

Nicky Clarke
Assistant keeper (Library)

I have worked at the Great North Museum: Hancock for just over a year now. I manage the Library and help to look after the three collections of books that are housed here.

My interests include reading (of course!), painting (pictures and walls), gardening and knitting.

Great North Museum Library – A different kind of book

If you come to the Great North Museum Library during March you’ll find some unusual books on the bookshelves. Artist Dawn Felicia Knox will be displaying works from her Nomen Nudum : Naked Name exhibition here in the library. The work,… Read more

The Great North Museum: Hancock Library – discovering Mr E. Story-Gofton

By Martin Collins (Library volunteer) One of the great joys of rummaging through the Society of Antiquaries (SANT) books in the Great North Museum Library is that you can never be exactly sure what you will come across. One of… Read more

Great North Museum: Hancock Library – Summer in the Library

Summer is the time for catching up with all those library jobs that didn’t get done during term time! This summer a lot of my time has been taken up with getting the Society of Antiquaries’ books and journals ready… Read more

Great North Museum: Hancock Library – The journals of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne

By Joan Williams (Library volunteer) Since I retired from my library job last summer, I have been doing voluntary work one day a week in the Library of the Great North Museum: Hancock. Over the last few months I have… Read more

Great North Museum: Hancock – New books in the Library

In previous library blogs the focus has been on the older books and archives in the collections. However, all three library collections have current material and are acquiring new books regularly. So in this blog I thought I’d take a… Read more