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Rewinding the Welfare State: A Social History of the North East on Film

23 November, 2.15 - 3.45, £5.00

Rewinding the Welfare State: A Social History of the North East on Film

Join us on an interactive cinematic journey through the social development of the North East region from WW2 to today. Dr Ben Lamb from Teesside University will be here to introduce each film and together we’ll talk about what makes the social character of our area so distinctive. You’ll be invited to share your memories about how accessing healthcare, housing, education and other human rights have changed over the years and reflect on what we can learn from the past to improve our future.

This screening is brought to you by the North East Film Archive, as part of their North East on Film project connecting the people and communities of the region with their film heritage, in partnership with Teesside University. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Teesside University.  

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Night Photography @TheBowesMuseum

23 November, 5.30 – 8.00, Adult £43, Booking required

Night Photography @TheBowesMuseum

This workshop, led by Gary Lintern, is aimed at photographers of all experience levels, including absolute beginners. You will have private access to The Bowes Museum and its grounds. It is scheduled for a moonless night, during astronomical darkness. The building’s floodlights will be turned off, so (weather permitting) you will be able to get shots of the night sky, including stars and the Milky Way, over the roof of the museum. The event is part o the North Pennines Stargazing Festival 2019



The Quintessential Cornish

26 November, 2.15

The Quintessential Cornish

Join Norman Cornish' biographers Gillian Wales and Dr Bob McManners for a fascinating talk about his life and work. Their book The Quintessential Cornish, the authorised biography was originally published to coincide with Norman's 90th birthday and has been reprinted to celebrate his Centenary Year.

 


Norman Cornish Gallery Talks

28 November, 2.15

Norman Cornish Gallery Talks

Join Dr. Howard Coutts for a short introduction to the Norman Cornish exhibition.


Singing for the Brain Christmas Special

29 November, 10.30 - 12.00, Free for pass holders or normal admission

Singing for the Brain Christmas Special

Singing for the Brain sessions use singing to bring people living with dementia together in a friendly and stimulating way. In this session, we’ll explore the Museum decorated for Christmas before having some refreshments and a festive singalong in the picture galleries. For more information and to book, please contact Sharon Simms  0191 3890400  Sharon.Simms@alzheimers.org.ukTo learn more about Singing for the Brain, please visit here.

 


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*Online booking closes the day before the event takes place. Call 01833 690606 to see if places are still available.
**Unless otherwise stated events are free with general admission and to Pass holders. Booking maybe required where requested.