GEM North East

Register for GEM North East's in-person Conference event

Date: Thursday 9th September

Time: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Venue: Discovery Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Discover creative and innovative activities and events that have taking place around the North East throughout the last year. Sessions range from young people’s projects, early years sensory stories, working with archives and objects and much more.

An opportunity to network face to face, take part in interactive workshops and presentations and hear about best practice.

Speakers include Sophie Mitchell from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums outreach team, Megan Wilson from Northumberland Archives, Ruth Sheldon from the Peagreen Boat project, Leslie Palanker-Jermyn from South Shields Museum & Art Gallery, Rachel Hamer from the Celebrate Different Collective, Thomas Elwick from Boxes of Delights, Sarah Cotton from Seven Stories and Adam Goldwater from the Great North Museum: Hancock.

Covid-19 safety measures: Please visit the Discovery Museum website for up to date Covid guidance: 

Accessibility: For updated venue access information please visit the Discovery Museum website:

You must book to attend this session, GEM Conference 2021 attendees can register for free.

Register for your place here.

Morgan Fail

Assistant Learning Officer
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Tel: 0191 277 2183

Fran Gibbin

Assistant Learning Officer
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Tel: 0191 277 2181 

Joanne McKenna

Sill Learning Assistant
Northumberland National Park

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