Great North Greats was a touring exhibition that travelled
the course of the Great North Run from August 2014 – October 2015.Telling the stories of individuals and communities, everyday triumphs
and groundbreaking achievements, it was a celebration of Tyneside’s incredible
sporting and industrial heritage.
The exhibition now continues online with this new learning resource,
celebrating the people, places and objects that make the north east great.
Get started by selecting a person, place or object or explore the
website by selecting a category, from sport to science, local heroes to
Find out much more about links between people, places and objects by
selecting ‘what’s the story’ at any time. Within the site you will also find
interviews and videos with our Great North Greats.
We would love to get your feedback on the website and
hear your suggestions for more great people, places and objects related to the
North East. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch.