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After publishing the renowned Bloody Chamber and Other Stories in 1979, Angela Carter’s name and work became fundamental...
Dame Anne McLaren (1927 – 2007) was a developmental biologist who pioneered techniques that led to human in vitro fertil...
Boys, in 1989, are playing on the street with their BMX bikes
Children from Gateshead in 1989 prentending to drive the car
The song of a chaffinch, recorded in Cumbria, England, by Richard Ranft.
The crow of a cockerel (a young male chicken) recorded in Cumbria, England, by Richard Ranft.
This wartime Cello Sonata (1916), by the English composer Frederick Delius, was written for the cellist Beatrice Harriso...
Frederick Delius’s Brigg Fair (1907) is a set of variations for large orchestra based on the folksong ‘Unto Brigg Fair’....
This footage demonstrates how children can turn mundane objects into toys through play
In this film children from Gateshead play "hide and seek", a game seen in playgrounds across the country.
Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954) was a mathematician and computer scientist. He is best known for his code-breaking work...
Manuscript, Notebook, Draft
Originally created as a bedtime story for his own children, The Iron Man is among Ted Hughes’s best known books for chil...
A world map showing the world from a different perspective. Arno Peters (1916–2002) was a German historian and sometime ...
Live recording of a kasida (Arabic. Qaṣīdah) forming part of a maulidi performance. What is a maulidi performance? Mauli...
The footage, fimed in Gateshead during 1989, demonstrates how children explore fear and concerns through play