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The Northern Design Quest


Discover the design stories behind iconic Northern products – then come up with your own idea to launch. Join in on a creative journey that allows anyone to be a designer and create your own product as you follow the Great Exhibition of the North Design Trail from Great North Museum: Hancock, through Northumbria University, Newcastle City Library, Toffee Factory to the Northern Design Centre.

Part of Great Exhibition of the North 2018.



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  3. Meet the Scientist

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  1. Our Time

    Part of Juice Festival 2017. Inspired by Freedom City 2017, Team Juice kicks off the...

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  2. Meet the Experts

    See wacky science demonstrations and get to meet scientist from Newcastle University. Our...

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  3. Great North Explorers

    An intrepid team of young explorers from Heaton Manor School have been digging into the...

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  4. North East Wildlife Photography Awards

    North East Wildlife Photography Awards

    Forget the Oscars; this is the awards ceremony that counts! Join us to see the...

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  5. Nature Talks & Events

    Want to learn more about the natural world? Programme of talks, courses and events run by...

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  6. Can cities save bees? Insights from the Urban Pollinators Project. Talk by Dr Mark Goddard

    There has been much concern about the decline of bees and other pollinators in recent...

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  7. Big Watch Weekend: Free Identification Training Course

    Big Watch Weekend free training course by MarineLife & ORCA to identify cetaceans...

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    Squeeze as much fun as possible out of the school holidays with Metro. Come and meet the...

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  9. Bones: Skeleton Secrets of the Animal World

    Why can’t I fly like a bird, or leap as far as a frog? How does a snake move when it...

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  10. Great North Nights

    If you like the sound of bedding down next to an Egyptian Mummy or a T. Rex, we’ve got a...

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  11. Shadow Puppetry Workshop

    At 4M's shadow puppetry workshop, you'll bring all manner of bony creatures to life in...

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  12. Babbling Vagabonds

    Join Babbling Vagabonds at the Great North Museum this Easter and help us create our very...

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  13. Meet Dr Tom Hill

    Dr Tom Hill is an expert in nutrition from Newcastle University. He'll be describing how...

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