Jarrow Hall – The Only Anglo Saxon Farm Where You Can Find Great Coffee…

Anglo Saxon's and great coffee? Bet that's a sentence you thought you'd never hear? Well, there is a place that exists between Newcastle upon Tyne and South Shields that does just that. A heady mix of coffee and erm, well, northern Anglo Saxon history. Jarrow Hall is a unique conglomerate of a beautiful Grade II … Continue reading Jarrow Hall – The Only Anglo Saxon Farm Where You Can Find Great Coffee…

Couldn’t Resist a Flashback to the Blog That Started it All… Museomix 2013

Disclaimer: We won't link you to the original and very embarrassing blogger page. However, it's a homage to a bad haircut and a weekend where I learned I could mix the arts (museums!), science and education. It was November 2013, I was barely a year out of university and I stumbled upon Museomix after also … Continue reading Couldn’t Resist a Flashback to the Blog That Started it All… Museomix 2013

#PrimaryRocks Not Just Any EdChat Hashtag – The One to Watch

We're not sure if you've heard of Primary Rocks? However, if you're a primary educator or work in a sector that works with primary & EYFS aged (3-11) pupils it's a must! Museum educators, science communicators and other inter-sectoral teachers we're looking at you to get your Twitter fingers going and join the conversation. Why … Continue reading #PrimaryRocks Not Just Any EdChat Hashtag – The One to Watch

Imaginify – Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech and Digital

Imaginify was created because of the startling lack of female presence in the tech and digital world, spurred on by the ISACA Global Survey Report which highlighted the real disparity between males and females in these spheres. Imaginfy's core principles are to inspire and empower. Encouraging women within/emerging into the two intersecting sectors to be brave and brilliant … Continue reading Imaginify – Bridging the Gender Gap in Tech and Digital

Get Into the Fast Paced World of Media Technology With BBC Mixital

Mixital is the BBC's free-online, creative space for young people and adults. The site itself was commissioned in September twenty-fifteen by the BBC in partnership with Nesta UK, Freeformers and Mozilla.  It's a fantastic resource for parents, educators and any young person looking to get a foothold into the fast developing world of media-technology. Mixital … Continue reading Get Into the Fast Paced World of Media Technology With BBC Mixital

Old Low Light Heritage Centre: A wooden box with the power to reignite memories of North Shields fishing heritage

Old Low Light Heritage Centre tells the surprising story of North Shields fishing life through art, objects and real stories of the community, told by the community. What differentiates the centre is the strong presence of oral history relating to people who live in the area. The sense of community spirit and the 'roots up' growth … Continue reading Old Low Light Heritage Centre: A wooden box with the power to reignite memories of North Shields fishing heritage

The remarkable story of Queerdeer Media: Projecting the many voices of LGBTQ+ Community

We’ve been following Queerdeer Media for a long time after catching it's ground breaking Our Queer Stories and Our Queer History projects on Twitter. What we loved was how fresh and candid each post was and we’ve really enjoyed Our Queer History, especially the different and interesting look on ‘history as you know it’. It really … Continue reading The remarkable story of Queerdeer Media: Projecting the many voices of LGBTQ+ Community