The History of Parades and Carnivals in the North East

This is a historic exhibition. It is no longer available to visit and this page is only retained as a record of the previous event. For current and future exhibitions, visit our What's On page.

A display from South Shields production company Creative Seed

Silver Jubilee celebrations in South Shields


Until 28 July 2018 (historic exhibition)


A display exploring the heritage and social impact of community parades and marches, from village carnivals to miners’ galas, that used to be held across the South Tyneside and Durham region. 

Brought to the museum by Creative Seed and supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.