Middlesbrough Town Hall has hosted performers from Elgar to Bowie. As it opens its doors following a major National Lottery restoration, you can get involved in the next chapter of its fascinating story.
An exceptional collection of historic photographs dating from the earliest days of photography and including over 600 works from pioneers such David Octavius Hill, Robert Adamson, James Ross (d.1878) and John Thomson are to be shared with the public at a major exhibition next year.
It’s great to get out and about during the springtime, and there’s so much on offer at National Lottery funded heritage attractions. Fascinating history, beautiful landscapes, quirky museums… Here are seven reasons to visit this May.