Posts by venue: Regional Resource Centre

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

People have done crazy things for beauty for millennia. In Ancient Greece and Rome, people bathed in mud and crocodile faeces to tone their muscles and keep their skin youthful. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Japanese married women dyed… Read more

The Cultural History of Technology

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

The Winners! The Renaissance North East Volunteers Awards 2011

We celebrated our volunteers and staff who support volunteers in style at the Renaissance North East Volunteers Awards 2011 last weekend, at the Great North Museum:Hancock. The standard of nominations were exceptionally high this year and the judges had some very… Read more

Tell us what you think of our blog!

We’d love to find out more about what you think of the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums blog – what you like and dislike, and how you think we could improve. Please click here to complete a short online… Read more