RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

EXHIBITION Thursday 15 June – Sunday 27 August 2017 at the Newcastle Museum The RAD exhibition has opened and official launch is on Tuesday 4th July, at 5.15pm for 5.30pm start at the Newcastle Museum. The Radical Newcastle project is an initiative of the University of Newcastle’s School of Humanities and Social Science and is … More RAD Newcastle Exhibition – Newcastle & the Hunter through a radical lens

Amazing Stories National Trust Festival 2011 Begins

NATIONAL TRUST HERITAGE FESTIVAL  AMAZING STORIES Saturday 2 April 9am-12 midday – The Amazing Race (Starts 9am Newcastle Maritime Centre) The Amazing Race presented by the East Maitland Kiwanis Cluc)  involves teams solving clues that lead to a variety of heritage sites around the city of Newcastle. A great way social event to raise money … More Amazing Stories National Trust Festival 2011 Begins

Amazing Race

Saturday 2 April 2011 9AM – 12 Midday Where brains beat brawn! Teams of 4 solve clever clues and face fun challenges while navigating the urban Newcastle landscape via foot. It’s a scavenger hunt, with all the thrills of the amazing race, mixed with trivial pursuit and a dash of cat-and-mouse. Fantastic prizes to be … More Amazing Race

Newcastle – The Missing Years – Images from the 1930s and 1940s

In June 2010, Newcastle Herald journalist Greg Ray bought 20 kilograms of glass and film negatives at an on-line auction. To his amazement, the boxes of old negatives – when scanned – revealed a treasure-trove of professional quality images of Newcastle and the Hunter in the 1930s and 1940s. Even more amazingly, it appeared that … More Newcastle – The Missing Years – Images from the 1930s and 1940s

Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

Fish Feeder (aka Fish Charmer) (1939) https://www.britishpathe.com/video/fish-feeder-aka-fish-charmer-issue-title-is-one/ Description: Part of issue ONE FOR THE ROAD. Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Issue Date: 04/05/1939. Various shots of disabled man on crutches, Mr. Laskey, being helped into sea from pier. Mr. Laskey holds a loaf of bread beneath the water, soon a shoal of small fish surround him, nibbling … More Newcastle and related newsreels from British Pathe

Our Place in Space – Under the Southern Cross

The eagerly anticipated National Trust Heritage Festival kicks off this week with the Interpretations Exhibition at the Lockup. For the latest information check out the Hunter Regional Trust Committee blog: http://nationaltrust-hunternewcastleregion.blogspot.com/ Facebook Event page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/event.php?eid=67551780431&ref=mf The listing of events are as follows: Friday 3 – 19 April INTERPRETATIONS: Art Exhibition Local artists were invited to … More Our Place in Space – Under the Southern Cross

Coal River Working Party – Annual Report 2008

Our overall objective for the year has been to actively research and promote Newcastle’s history, assist in the preparatory celebrations of the 2009 Sesquicentenary of the formation of the Borough of Newcastle on 7 June 2009 and support the Newcastle City Council’s unanimously adopted Coal River Heritage Precinct Interpretation plan (Pizzey Report). With the farewell … More Coal River Working Party – Annual Report 2008