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The only surviving wooden Roman toilet seat in Britain has been found in perfectly-preserved condition at the former fort of Vindolanda, near Hadrian's Wall.
Tools, cup, bowls, everyday objects, art and architecture range from prehistory to Roman and Medieval objects in Durham - many of them found during 1970s excavations.
He might be a taciturn figure on the HBO series Game of Thrones, but 'Dolorous Edd' actor Ben Crompton showed he was game for a laugh along Hadrian's Wall this week.
The WallQuest community excavations on Hadrian's Wall have uncovered a bath and a collapsed wall, helping to unlock the secrets of the building and the history of the Wall.
An "exotic" and "special" gold seeker who was among Britain's first metal workers and a Copper Age head tress linked to Stonehenge are the surprise finds at a North Pennines farm.
Emma Davison, from Tyne and Wear Museums, delves into the costume stores to find a fan first made popular during the early 19th century.
An unusually early Christian silver ring, a bath with a bread oven and butchered animal bones are among the finds at a site near Bishops Auckland revealing 1,800 years of history.
Who knew that Tyneside's most popular history venue used to have a different name and live in a former bacon warehouse? The Discovery Museum celebrates 80 years.
The Cribs, Super Furry Animals' Gruff Rhys and Tom Vek are among the acts you could be seeing at Sunderland's biggest two-day music festival. We've got tickets to give away.
Archaeologists have discovered a bath house during their first dig on the site of a former Roman fort and pub at the end of Hadrian's Wall.
Professor Andrew Birley, the Director of Excavations at the site where an incredibly rare coin bearing Nero's images was found, on the life of the Emperor.
After decades of searching along Hadrian's Wall, volunteer archaeologist Marcel Albert has found a gold coin which experts say is a discovery less likely than winning the lottery.
Terri Harper on the screen-printed glass in Sunderland dedicated to her great-aunt, Ethel, who fled Australia a century ago, moved to Jersey and survived a concentration camp.
A celebration of the black and white world of Newcastle United is at the Discovery Museum, while Quad has The Pride and The Passion. Here are a few pictures from both.
Archaeologists working on the summer dig at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda on Hardian's Wall say they are hoping to find new examples of the famous Vindolanda tablets.