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 https://getnorth2018.com/volunteers/

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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.

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

Give a Day or Two

Dedicate a day or two to volunteering

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Annual Whale and Dolphin Watch »

Join in our Big Watch Weekend and take part in some real science to help conserve the region’s marine mammals.

Photography Project Assistant »

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums are looking for a student photographer to help create print media marketing material for Boxes of Delight loans service.

Regular Help

Weekly and monthly volunteer roles

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Family Activities Volunteer - Hatton Gallery »

The Hatton Gallery has undergone a £3.8 million redevelopment. Would you be able to assist with our family friendly art workshops?

Gallery Guide: Charge! »

The Light Dragoons Museum has been redeveloped and the exciting new gallery opened last year. We are looking for volunteers to give guided tours of the gallery.

Hour or Two

Spend a morning or afternoon with us

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Event Volunteer - Roman Lates »

An inaugural event at Segedunum. The first ever chance for adults to relax and join us after hours; a rare opportunity to explore our museum, galleries and heritage site in the summer evening.

Write a review »

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

Just a Minute

Challenges you can complete in minutes

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We want to hear from you!

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.

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School Work Experience, Discovery Museum, autumn term 2018 »

Please note this placement is designed for school age people, only. The student will engage with a Museum devoted to science & innovations; local history; its global implications and inventions you never knew started right here on Tyneside.

School Work Experience, Discovery Museum, Spring term 2019 »

Please note this placement is designed for school age people, only. The student will engage with a Museum devoted to science & innovations; local history; its global implications and inventions you never knew started right here on Tyneside.

Do it Together

Volunteer with family and friends

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Family Photographers »

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

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