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Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure @ Great North Museum – Hancock


18 May 2019 - 06 October 2019

Following visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus skeleton cast Dippy is coming to Newcastle upon Tyne.


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Arrivals: Making Tyneside Home @ Discovery Museum


22 June 2019 - 03 November 2019

“Immigration has always been part of our lives in society and, of course, it always will be.”Jeremy Abrahams


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Amazing Space @ The Word, National Centre for the Written Word, South Shields


29 June 2019 - 23 February 2020

July 2019 marks 50 years since man first set foot on the Moon and to celebrate this momentous event, our latest exhibition ‘Amazing Space’ will open on 29 June.


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Hockney and Hollywood @ The Bowes Museum


13 July 2019 - 03 November 2019

This summer we welcome Hollywood to The Bowes Museum in the form of a major photo montage by Britain's most famous living artist.


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Brilliant Bricks: A LEGO® Timeline of Northern Innovation @ Discovery Museum


20 July 2019 - 30 November 2019

Pioneering northerners have been transforming our world with their clever inventions for centuries. This exhibition, built by LEGO® creator Steve Mayes, highlights what the North has done for the world through 45 intricate models, using 50,000 mini bricks.


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The Breath of Colour @ Bailiffgate Museum & Gallery


10 September 2019 - 03 November 2019

Eta Ingham Lawrie returns to Bailiffgate with ‘The Breath of Colour’, her stunning new exhibition of over 30 wall hangings, capturing the light and moods of the hills and coastline of the Border region, Orkney and Snowdonia.


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Rewinding The Welfare State: A Social History Of The North East @ Discovery Museum


22 September 2019

Through local news reports, Tyne Tees Television documentaries, trade union campaigns, community films and more, this film show examines how the welfare state has impacted on the social development of our region from the 1920s to today. 


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Halloween After Hours Special: Paranormal or Paranoia? @ Life Science Centre


31 October 2019

7pm-midnight

£35, 18+ only

The excavation work ahead of Life’s construction revealed a startling discovery: a mass grave. Rumours spread quickly that the site could be a plague pit...


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