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Great North Museum: Hancock 16h
A big thank you to The Shears Foundation for supporting the early-years programme here at the Great North Museum: Hancock since 2010.
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Great North Museum: Hancock 19h
Another one for - this book from our Library, "Thought-transference (or what?) in Birds". Edmund Selous is also author of "Realities of Bird Life" - a rollercoaster of a novel in 400 sizzling chapters with some hot gypsies thrown in.
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Newcastle University 22h
We're delighted that world renowned artist Antony Gormley will visit us tomorrow to speak about the ideas his work addresses: 6.30pm, 21 Nov Lecture Theatre 1, Herschel Bldng. CLASP, a brand new Gormley sculpture was installed on campus earlier this year
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Great North Museum: Hancock 22h
John Hancock was a noted Newcastle-born ornithologist and taxidermist. He and his brother Albany were instrumental in securing funds for the Museum. John donated his collection of British birds which are still used by researchers today
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Sophia Stovall 22h
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Ellie Puckering 23h
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Great North Museum: Hancock Nov 20
Replying to @LuckyDipster2
Ha ha, "the varied elasticity of the intestines help to sculpt the poop into cubes". Tell that to your mam.
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Great North Museum: Hancock Nov 20
Replying to @litandphil
These critters have cube-shaped poops - now that is absurd! 💩
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Great North Museum: Hancock Nov 20
Happy - this is our Wombat, the first to be brought to England from Australia. It was sent in a cask of spirits to the in 1798. The taxidermist was unfamiliar with Australian animals, and mistakenly mounted it in the posture of a kangaroo.
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Great North Museum: Hancock Nov 19
Hi Chris, our geologist thinks it could be a strangely shaped piece of flint but it's a guess and she'd be interested in seeing it. Would you be prepared to bring it in? If so, can you email info@greatnorthmuseum.org.uk FAO Sylvia Humphrey please?
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Newcastle Greens Nov 19
The End of Nature: We're in the - an age in which human actions are the most important factor in the Earth’s development. What do you know about it? Join on Saturday for a free interactive event...
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Frances McIntosh Nov 17
John Collingwood Bruce talking about the amazing collection of Roman stones by the Newcastle antiquaries, and how he went to the to enjoy 'its poverty' in that material!
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PineMartenKev Nov 17
Another great turn out today at the Great North Museum 100+ delgates great reception and talks at the ERIC recording conference....my photos are rubbish😁😁
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Mr Dunn, I'm done! Nov 16
Another great afternoon at for some Science CPD. Always lovely to visit where got married.
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GeNErosity Festival Nov 16
Philanthropist of the day: Lady Armstrong. History remembers Lord Armstrong, but did you know Lady Armstrong, a successful garden designer and natural historian, heavily contributed to many causes including the ?
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StudentStorytelling Nov 16
What a fab creative storytelling workshop with the students and the children from Hotspur and Marine Park Primary Schools. Thanks to all involved for your energy and enthusiasm and I can't wait for the exhibition in the spring!
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Great North Museum: Hancock Nov 16
Amazing night for the North East last night. won Northern Soul of the Year award hooray; big shout out to our colleagues at for winning Gallery of the Year too.
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Classics Clash: Greeks vs Romans Nov 15
Replying to @GNM_Hancock
Also, loved the amphoras, vases and ornaments on display at 🏺🏺🏺
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Classics Clash: Greeks vs Romans Nov 15
Attempting to emulate the respectability and seriousness of a soldier at 🗡️I highly doubt, though, that the duck-faced umbrella would be as lethal as the warrior's spear... 🦆
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StudentStorytelling Nov 15
so tomorrow marks our third workshop with (this time hosted by ) 1 university module, 2 schools, 3 hours, 6 children's books, 82 university students and 90 school children. Bring it on!
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