Did you know that Northumberland is the only county in England with its own dedicated musical instrument?
A Northerner in exile, Stuart Maconie goes on a journey in search of the North, attempting to discover where the cliches end and the truth begins.
Coal is a captivating narrative about the simple black rock that helped build our modern world, but now endangers our future.
Jeremy Paxman tells the story of coal mining in England, Scotland and Wales from Roman times, through the birth of steam power to war, nationalisation, pea-souper smogs, industrial strife and the picket lines of the Miner’s Strike.
A collection of traditional recipes from Northumberland, Durham, and Tyneside.
The popular You Wouldn’t Want to Be series features full-colour illustrations which combine humour and accurate technical detail.
This rich personal account focuses on the social impact of the Industrial Revolution, rather than its economic and political histories and gets under the skin of the period, creating a cast of colorful characters, including factory workers, miners, shoemakers, carpenters, servants, and farm laborers.
Designed exclusively for Museums Northumberland by Illustrator Jonny Hannah.