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Join the Journeymen touring exhibition, at a venue near you soon.
The tour begins at Hirst Park Pavilion, Ashington, on Friday 20 September and the exhibition is visiting; Blyth in October, Newbiggin in November and Newcastle in January and February 2020.
As part of the Journeymen exhibition, we are running a range of free family workshops in both Ashington and Blyth. More information is below...

Hirst Park Pavilion,
Ashington

Fri 20 – Wed 25 Sept 2019
(11am – 4pm)
+ Workshops

Headway Arts,
Blyth

Fri 18 – Sat 19 Oct 2019
Fri: 11am – 6pm
Sat: 11am – 4pm
+ Workshops

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Sat 2 – Sun 3 Nov 2019
(11am – 5pm)

Northern Stage, Newcastle

13 Jan – 24 Feb 2020
(As venue
opening hours)

Venue details

Hirst Park Pavillion

Hirst Park
Ashington
NE63 9BA

Headway Arts

The Old Church
Waterloo Road
Blyth, NE24 1BY

Newbiggin Maritime Centre

Church point
Newbiggin-by-the-Sea
NE64 6DB

Northern Stage

Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 7RH

Free Workshops

HIRST PAVILION

SATURDAY 21 SEPTEMBER

12-2pm   Join local community group, The Heart of Hirst, and artist Elaine Porter for a fun family friendly print making workshop.

2-4pm   Try your hand at Photography – suitable for all levels of ability.

Artist Phyllis Christopher and the Men Behind the Lens group will provide pointers, top-tips and advice on getting professional results. There’ll be the opportunity to take indoor portraiture and weather permitting, explore outdoor close ups. All welcome, including children and pets – just don’t forget your camera or mobile phone!

Koast Radio are also joining us, from 1-4pm, bringing music, banter and fun!

SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER

We’re running two workshops on Sunday afternoon at Hirst Pavilion, both taking place between 2-4pm.

Voice of the Creative badge making workshop (2-4pm).

Join Northumberland based illustrator Daniel Weatheritt to make simple badges inspired by your favourite things. All materials will be provided. Just turn up and get creative.

This workshop is brought to you in partnership with Action for Children.  Voice of the Creative celebrates children’s curiosity and creativity and is supported by Arts Council England, Northumberland County Council and bait, Museums Northumberland.

DIY graffiti workshop (2-4pm).

Renowned Ashington Graffiti artist Jamie Evans will be running DIY graffiti workshops for young people and families.

HEADWAY ARTS, BLYTH

SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER

12-2pm   Try your hand at Photography – suitable for all levels of ability.

Artist Phyllis Christopher and the Men Behind the Lens group will provide pointers, top-tips and advice on getting professional results. All welcome – just don’t forget your camera or mobile phone!

2 - 4pm   Photomontage and multi-media workshops with artist Tommy Anderson.