Geordie Symphony School Injects Some STEAM into STEM

April 24, 2016

Talented young musicians visited the Armstrong Works to highlight the vital role of creativity in science. Children from the famous BBC programme ‘The Geordie Symphony School’ joined staff for a rare chance to see one of the world’s oldest working traction engines in action. Mary Margaret, built in 1889, is on loan to the factory from Michael Davison, a keen enthusiast introduced by Beamish museum. During their visit the youngsters performed their latest composition, ‘Tuba Train.’ They then found out …

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