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From the Mind of Hannah

Posted on Monday 3rd April 2017

  by Hannah Mather. Its fantastic to hear the enthusiasm in Hannah through her writing. We’re very glad to bring you the her second blog post. Glad the training was good for you and really happy to see your [...]

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The Travelling Pavilion with Potatoes and Garden Canes at the Hatton Gallery

The Travelling Pavilion with Potatoes and Garden Canes at the Hatton [...]

Posted on Thursday 23rd February 2017

 by Karen Johnston I spent my Valentine’s day this year forcing garden straws through sacks of potatoes, trying to balance the two to make a structure and trying to replicate the shape of a football using only my body [...]

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The Mind of Hannah

The Mind of Hannah

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Happy Valentine’s Day to all you lovely volunteers. Just wanted to share with you a great blog post from Hannah, one of our volunteers: How much time do you have? Thank you Hannah! We’ll be using this [...]

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TWAM Volunteering in the Guardian newspaper

TWAM Volunteering in the Guardian newspaper

Posted on Tuesday 20th December 2016

In January 2016, the Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Volunteer Co-ordinator was asked by the Guardian newspaper to write an article about volunteers in the museum sector. It was a challenge to fit all the wonderful[...]

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