Something for Everyone

Saturday 1st July 2017 Today, I visited the North England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering (NEIMME). This museum was an inconspicuous building located in Newcastle. Not obvious to the eye. We were greeted outside by Simon Brookes, who led us through and into the Wood Hall Memorial room. This room was very beautiful. When stepping through, I noted the stunning stained-glass window which was mirrored on the front and back of the room. On the left and right were, what appeared to be, cupboards, Continue reading →

History in Safe Hands

On Saturday we visited the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. Our guide for the day was Simon Brookes who greeted us upon arrival before leading us to the Wood Hall on the first floor of the building. The room was simply breath-taking. There were stained glass windows at both ends of the room and paintings on every wall but what struck me the most were the beautifully intricate wood carvings situated throughout the room. It definitely felt like an academic environment Continue reading →