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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

David Horsefield

We’re fast approaching our annual volunteer awards in November of this year. David won an award for his Outstanding Contribution to Customer Care last year after volunteering with us for over 8 years across all of our venues. I asked David, a… Read more

Volunteering, Employability and Accessibility – Paul Casson

Paul is one of the fantastic Culture Track volunteers, who has continued volunteering with us even after securing paid employment. Paul began volunteering with us at the Discovery Museum and is now volunteering within BFI Mediatheque in the Archives. He’s… Read more

Anglian Lives: Alan Partridge (2003)

Available to view on BFI Mediatheque. Long before Ricky Gervais brought David Brent to life in ‘The Office’, Steve Coogan had already created a similar toe-curlingly embarrassing character in the one and only Alan Partridge. This ‘mockumentary’ looks back at… Read more

Scott of the Antarctic (1948)

The BFI Mediatheque’s new film selection ‘Into the White – 100 Years of Polar Exploration on Screen’ provides a fascinating insight into the presentation of such expeditions on screen. Compiled in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Captain Scott’s ill-fated… Read more