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CultureCast: Talk: Episodes

21
Nov
2011
15:01 mins
Culture Shock! – Tell us Your Story Alex Henry, Project Coordinator, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums This video shows Alex's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 Culture Shock! was an experimental partnership project designed to collect ...
21
Nov
2011
15:01 mins
What is digital storytelling? Barrie Stephenson, Owner of Digistories This video shows Barrie's presentation at the Culture Shock Conference held at Newcastle's Live Theatre on 29th September 2011 What makes a story digital or how does digital technology inspire a new generation of storytellers? Did ...
Armstrong & Innovation: Electricity from Sunlight TodayExplore the history and the future of solar electricity with Professor Nicola Pearsall of Northumbria University."William Armstrong is remembered as a pioneer of renewable energy in the form of hydroelectricity, but it is clear from his speeches ...
This was the second in a series of debates to mark the 350th anniversary of the Royal Society. The event was held at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne on 9 June 2010.Science and Nature: Can Geoengineering Save the Planet? Do you believe in global warming? Should scientists intervene in order to ...
JB Priestley’s classic book 'English Journey' was the subject of this lecture at Discovery Museum in October 2009.Professor John Tomaney of Newcastle University, discussed how the North East chapters of the book related to Tyneside today. The author’s son, Tom Priestley, also spoke about ...
Celebrated historian Dr David Starkey CBE FSA delivers 'Making History', a fascinating lecture that celebrates the Society of Antiquaries of London and its contribution to our appreciation of the past.
In 2010 the Royal Society celebrates 350 years of scientific brilliance and fearless investigation. To mark the occasion, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums held this first in a series of debates-Should we Trust Science?This debate included Sir John Sulston FRS, who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or ...
Fee Doran, celebrity stylist and creator of fashion label Mrs Jones, talks candidly about her work, inspirations and experiences within the fashion world.This insight into the work of one of the most iconic image-makers in the music industry offers an introduction to Fee in advance of her appearance ...
Radio presenters Stuart Maconie and Mark Radcliffe celebrate walking the length of Hadrian's Wall and bump into poet Simon Armitage at the finish line.
Rose English recalls her live artwork 'Plato's Chair' which she performed at the Laing Art Gallery on 11th April 1985. This recording accompanies 'Notes on a Return', a series of new events and exhibitions at the Laing recalling a sequence of landmark live artworks that took place at the gallery throughout ...
Join comedian and televsion Paul Merton on a whistle stop tour of 70 years of British comedy! From Max Miller, to the Goons and Tony Hancock, to Alexei Sayle and Paul O'Grady. This interview was recorded with the National Portrait Gallery in 2009, as part of the ‘The Comedians: From the 1940s to ...
This evening of talks and debate was held at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne on 2nd December 2008, in partnership with Northern Architecture.The four speakers featured in this recording invite the audience to consider if it is possible to have a vision for the future of a city, or whether ...
This evening of talks and debate was held at the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne on 2nd December 2008, in partnership with Northern Architecture.The four speakers featured in these recordings invited the audience to consider if it is possible to have a vision for the future of a city, or whether ...
Join Laurie Britton Newell, Curator of Contemporary Programmes at the V&A;, James Beighton, Curator of Craft at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art and artist Catherine Bertola for a conversation around the V&A;/Crafts Council exhibition Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft, which was on show at ...
Between April and June 2008, a stunning bronze statue of the head of the Roman Emperor Hadrian was temporarily displayed at Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum. The statue was on loan from the British Museum. Ralph Jackson, curator of Roman-British Collections at the British Museum, marked the opening ...
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