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Children’s Georgian Market

With seasonal crafts and workshops, real reindeer, a snow globe, light sculptures and a wide variety of stalls selected to appeal especially to children, you will find the magical children’s market a must do for little visitors. Gaze in awe as darkness falls and large lanterns and fire performances light up the wintry sky. The perfect event to make lasting…

Georgian Gentry, Music and Language of the Fan

Enjoy the company of one of our Georgian gentry, Listen to the music of the time and learn about the language of the fan. Demonstrations will be held throughout the day. This event is part of the Armagh Georgian Festival.

Café Art – Dr William Hunter

Hunterian Curator Anne Dulau Beveridge hosts a series of events around art at the Alliance Française de Glasgow. In September’s event, learn more about founder of The Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Dr William Hunter, and the upcoming Tercentenary celebrations including exhibition ‘William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum’. Held in French (some events are bilingual French/English), Café…

There & Back

There and Back will be held All Souls Church on the 9th of September. All Souls Church is a beautiful grade listed building which was commissioned by local industrialist Edward Ackroyd in 1856. It was designed as the centrepiece of the model village ‘Ackroydon’, built for the industrial workers, by the notable architect George Gilbert Scott. It is considered to…

Re-Imagining the Ring Exhibition

The Rollright Trust is holding an temporary exhibition of sculptures at the Rollright Stone King’s Men Stone Circle. Young artists have helped the project by filling in the gaps of the surviving stone circles that have been left by Britain’s prehistoric ancestors.

Delicate Shuttle

From 22 June – 9 September as part of the Great Exhibition of the North, ISIS Arts will present Delicate Shuttle, a newly commissioned artwork by Henna Asikainen for Newcastle City Library. ISIS Arts works with both local and international artists to look into our communities and out to the world to produce work that captures and reveals the stories…

Still Moving: The Films and Photographs of Ulrike Ottinger II

Curator of Contemporary Art, Dominic Paterson, delivers an Insight Talk on renowned Berlin based Ottinger’s first solo exhibition in a UK art gallery. These ten minute informal talks allow a chance to find out more about our collections. Free entry, there will be a chance to ask questions.

Art in the Loft Exhibition Series ‘On the Edge’ by Ceramicist Mary Pearson

An exhibition by local ceramic artist Mary Pearson features mixed media pieces in clay, ceramic and plant fibres. Mary’s work, inspired by the coastline and her time spent at Cill Railaigh, an artist retreat in County Kerry, looks at enduring and ephemeral aspects of the landscape. An exhibition by local ceramic artist, Mary Pearson, featuring mixed media pieces in clay,…

Walking, Looking and Telling Tales

Over the summer at National Trust’s Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, you can discover a series of fascinating new miniature landscapes by the contemporary painter Mark Fairnington. Mark’s installation reflects the Northumbrian landscape and the work of printmaker Thomas Bewick, best known for his natural history books including A History of British Birds published in 1797. These celebrated illustrated…

Contemporary Art at Gibside

Over the summer at the National Trust’s Gibside you can discover new artworks by Fiona Curran and Andrew Burton inspired by the story of Mary Eleanor Bowes, the Countess of Strathmore and the heiress to the Gibside Estate. Mary Eleanor (1749 – 1800) had a lifelong passion for botany, sending explorer William Paterson to collect rare and beautiful plants from…