Dame Catherine Cookson: Author, Artist, Philanthropist
An anniversary display - 21 years on
Until 1 April 2020
During museum opening hours
First floor corridor
A display commemorating one of Tyneside's most beloved women.
Dame Catherine Cookson is remembered 21 years after her death.
Part of the museum's Women 100, a programme started in 2018 sharing the stories of several exceptional women connected to South Tyneside as part of the 100 year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918.