Join the Foundation at Discovery Museum for two exciting events in May

Newcastle United fans can sign up for two special events as part of the Toon Times exhibition next month.

Friday 2 May
A Walking History of Newcastle United Football Club
11am to 1pm

Join City Guide Pat Lowery for a heritage walk around the area and parks that surround St. James' Park while learning about the history of Newcastle United Football Club.

The walk will last approximately one hour, will start at the Sir Bobby Robson Statue at St James' Park and finish at Discovery Museum where the Toon Times exhibition is open to the public. (Please note this does not include a tour inside St James' Park.)

Tickets are £5.95 each which includes a booking fee. Click here to book (

Please print off your tickets and bring them on the day.


Thursday 8 May
The Man Who Was Superman - the remarkable life of Colin Veitch
2pm at Discovery Museum

Learn more about the remarkable life of Newcastle United's very own Renaissance man, Colin Veitch (1881-1938). A unique figure in the history of the game, Veitch was a versatile tactical innovator, whose life off the pitch was every bit as fascinating as his successful football career for Newcastle United.

Tickets are £2.77 each which includes a booking fee. Click here to book (


To find out more information contact:

Anna Dodgson
Tel: 0191 2772263


About Toon Times

Toon Times has been commissioned by the club's official registered charity, Newcastle United Foundation, in partnership with Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums and is the showpiece of the Toon Times educational programme, which is being delivered by the Foundation to 15,000 children across 430 Tyneside schools.

Funded by the Premier League PFA Community Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and by North East supply-teaching agency First Class Supply, the three-year programme improves the literacy and learning techniques of children through the use of historic artefacts, props and re-enacting famous Magpies moments.