Home > Event > Leading Lights Talk: – The Icebound Whalers: Tyneside And Arctic Enterprise 1750-1850 with Tony Barrow
10 June, 2017
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“For there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men ” – Herman Melville; Moby Dick

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new heritage exhibition ‘Sub-marine; The Great Leviathan’ with historian Tony Barrow as he explores the River Tyne’s Whaling heritage. Tony’s entertaining and informative talk will provide a fascinating insight into river’s whaling trade and its historical context.

The talk will be introduced by artist Stephen Livingstone who will also give a context to the inspiration to his latest exhibition.