The Late Shows 2018

Come and be a steward for the Late Shows 2018. This year they are on the weekend of 18th and 19th May. Accept this challenge and be part of a growing team of volunteers that show off the best of NewcastleGateshead

The Great Exhibition of the North

Be part of the largest event in England in 2018 and join a team of 1,000 passionate and enthusiastic volunteers over the 80-day, once in a lifetime event. Find out more and sign up here


Get North Volunteer programme »

We are calling out to passionate and enthusiastic people to extend the Great Exhibition of the North team to deliver our ambitious plans, and be part of this extraordinary summer of events in NewcastleGateshead

Which Way North - Great Exhibition of the North @ Great North Museum »

We are expecting 3 million visitors over 9 weeks. As a Get North Volunteer you will bring the Great Exhibition to life, helping to celebrate The North and being part of its story.

Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering


Family Event assistant at the Laing art gallery and Shipley art gallery »

The Laing Art Gallery and Shipley Art Gallery run drop-in art activities and workshops for families during the school holidays on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Come and help us get creative and crafty this summer.

The Late Shows@Shipley Crafting Assistant (badge making activity) »

For the Late Shows, the Shipley Art Gallery is celebrating the Angel of the North’s 20th birthday. Volunteer with us for our packed programme including creative arts activities, live music and dance,

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles


Shipley Community Garden »

We need keen gardeners or people with an interest in horticulture to give a day a week to help us run this space.

Landscaping Volunteer, Our fort our heritage project »

As part of the 'Arbeia our fort, our heritage project' we will be planting a meadow on site. We need volunteers to assist in the planning, planting and maintenance of the meadow.

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us


Write a review »

Enjoyed an exhibition? Wowed by a workshop? Spread the word by writing a review.

Log a wildlife sighting »

Record and submit your wildlife sightings while out and about.

Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes


Tweet Tweet »

Follow us on Twitter to join the cultural conversation and stay in the know.

Dive in! »

Use our Collections Dive discovery search engine, then share what you find.

School Work Experience

This is aimed at School Age people, only, who require work experience from their school. School Work Experience students are now welcome to apply for a week with TWAM. Please click to see availability and apply.

Do it Together

Volunteer with family and friends


Family Photographers »

Share a photo of your family's visit to the museum!