The Heritage of Denes

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  • Description

    "At first glance our inheritance of Victorian Parks appear to be urban versions of Country Parks, but on Tyneside most Parks have a strong evolutionary heritage that follows the history of the River, or like the Town Moor and the Forth, have a social history that began centuries ago. A Dene is a favourite part of the Northumbrian landscape - a wooded valley or ravine with a stream - a rural escape from the world of work - sheltered from wild weather and the industrial landscape...."
  • Owner

    Newcastle Arts Centre
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 1 month ago
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.