Art What’s On
Crime Viral's Who Was Jack The Ripper? Talk
Newcastle Castle: Mar 26th 2020
Go back in time to 1888, as Crime Viral asks,'who was Jack The Ripper?' in this fascinating talk.
Segedunum Roman Fort: Oct 1st 2014 - Oct 1st 2030
The remains at Segedunum represent one of the most completely excavated forts anywhere in the Roman Empire. The ground plan shows the Fort as it would have been laid out in AD 200. The entire plan of the Fort has been laid out so that visitors can walk around it with ease and those looking down on it from the viewing tower can fully appreciate the Fort's layout.
The Electric Century
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jul 1st 2015 - Jul 1st 2020
This display explores the history of electric transport on Tyneside in the early 1900s and includes the newly restored electric engine E4 which was used to pull coal wagons on the Harton Colliery line from 1909. Discover the history of electricity and how little it was used in the home when the E4 was first built.
All Our Stories: Our Railway in Years Gone By
Stephenson Railway Museum: Apr 1st 2017 - Oct 30th 2050
This display focuses on the history of the people whose lives were intertwined with the railway industry that ran from Backworth Collieries to the River Tyne from 1800 – 2014. Created by the North Tyneside Steam Railway Association with local residents who contributed their personal stories and memories.
Stephenson Railway Museum: Jan 1st 2018 - Dec 31st 2030
Built in Newcastle around 1816 by Robert Stephenson & Company and before the more famous Rocket - is the third oldest locomotive in the world. It worked on the Springwell and Jarrow line, which brought coal to the Tyne from collieries south of Gateshead. Designed by George Stephenson, this was one of the most innovative transport systems of its day.
Crime Viral's A Brief History Of Female Serial Killers Talk
Newcastle Castle: Apr 30th 2020
In this two hour special Crime Viral's Cheish Merryweather takes a look at some of history's most infamous female serial killers.