This year marks 125 years of Skoda, and in that time the Czech brand has undergone a radical transformation. Keen cyclists Václav Laurin and Václav Klement founded the company back in 1895 under the banner Laurin and Klement.
Conservators have discovered paintings inside the coffin of an Egyptian mummy after she was lifted out of it for the first time in more than 100 years.
The BMW 3 Series is a household name across the globe. As one of the firm’s most popular vehicles, it’s a common sight on any given road, at any given time. Having been around since the mid-70s, it’s become a motoring staple, going from strength to strength with each generation.
We’ve recently been busy moving more of our collections to the Treasure Hub Museum Centre.
Archaeologists hope to “unlock the story” of an amphitheatre by embarking on an excavation at one of England’s most important Roman sites.
For more than 200 years, Rubislaw Quarry was a major contributor to the Aberdeen economy.
In the week of International Women’s Day these artworks give a glimpse at friendship, female empowerment and life in the flapper era. Girl power 1920s-style had arrived.
Human remains held at a church in Kent have been confirmed as those of one of the earliest English saints in a “stunning result of national importance”.
Extra cash is being invested in Arbroath Abbey in the run up to the 700th anniversary of the signing there of the famous declaration.
Scotland’s street orchestra has launched a project to help young people create a new piece of music based on the heritage of Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen university has been awarded a share of more than half a million pounds as part of a project to unlock the secrets of historic records.
A new project which will see material kept by Aberdeen Harbour Board since the 1800s archived for public use is now under way.
Brexit will be no more than “distant” history for the next generation of voters, according to Boris Johnson.
A special event was held in Aberdeen today to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD).
Historians have made a 3D recreation of the elaborate headdress of a real-life Asterix-like resistance fighter whose burial site was discovered on a West Sussex building site.
The University of Sunderland has closed its history faculty after just 14 students wanted to study the subject this year.
Branded as a “fair share for all” amid fears of nationwide food shortages, ration books were first issued 80 years ago today as part of measures in World War Two.
We are exploring Victorian photography in our new exhibition, Cartomania, at Aberdeen Maritime Museum. Cartes de visite were small photographs that were pasted onto 10cm by 6cm card mounts.
There’s just three sleeps left until Christmas and all across the north-east people will be panic buying those last minute gifts. They’re not alone, however. These archive images taken in the 1980s show shoppers heading out to grab those final gifts and cards, with some heading out to deliver parcels to those in need.
Tonight hundreds of pupils from schools across the north-east will take to the stage at the Aberdeen Music Hall for our annual Carol Concert.
Christmas is getting nearer and children across the north-east writing their lists for Santa. In this week’s Aberdonian, we’ve gone back through our archives to find out what toys and and gifts kids in the city have been demanding over the last few decades.
As some of you may know, the gallery and museums teams have been involved in moving the reserve collections into their new home at Northfield.
In this week’s Aberdonian we’re taking a look at the lollipop men and women who have patrolled north-east streets through the years. We’ve dug out these images from across our archive showing them in action from 1970 to the present day. Over the years they have aided children, teaching them vital lessons about road safety.
In this week’s Aberdonian we're taking a look at education through the ages at Scotstown Primary School.
We’ve dug out these images from across our archive showing local races, drivers and onlookers throughout the 1970s to 1990s.
We’ve dug out these images from across our archive that display local landmarks, events and town inhabitants through the years.
Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums cares for a large collection of more than 300 items of clothing and accessories worn by Frances Farquharson, a flamboyant American fashion editor and Highland socialite.
In this week’s Aberdonian we’re focusing on the Aberdeenshire town, Fetteresso. We’ve dug out these images from across our archive showing local landmarks, events and town inhabitants.
In this week’s Aberdonian we’re focusing on the Aberdeen fish market. We’ve dug out these images from across our archive showing the bustling market and offering a snapshot into the lives of it’s workers.
In this week’s Aberdonian we’re focusing on Aberdeen’s schools. We’ve dug out these images from across our archive showing the school buildings across the city.