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Joseph M. Turner RA (1775-1851), Dinant sur Meuse, 1839, Laing Art Gallery

Exhibition: Liquid Light – Painting in Watercolours, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

March 11, 2022 Comments Off on Exhibition: Liquid Light – Painting in Watercolours, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Liquid Light: Painting on Watercolours, a new exhibition at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery, will celebrate the rich quality and variety of the gallery’s watercolour collection.

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The Lost Happy Endings: former refugee Benedicta Valentina Mamuini takes lead role at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

March 10, 2022 Comments Off on The Lost Happy Endings: former refugee Benedicta Valentina Mamuini takes lead role at Theatre Royal, Newcastle

A dancer who came to Newcastle upon Tyne as a six-year-old refugee from Angola is to star in a homecoming performance at the city’s Theatre Royal later this month.

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Front cover of Lindisfarne Gospels c. 700 (Cotton MS Nero D IV) (c) British Library Board

Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East   

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Lindisfarne Gospels to go on display in the North East   

It is a much-anticipated return, years in the planning. And it’s now less than 12 months until the North East homecoming of the Lindisfarne Gospels.

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Music: This Is Tomorrow 2021, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

September 22, 2021 Comments Off on Music: This Is Tomorrow 2021, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

Festival season is (safely) back in full swing.

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James, This Is For the NHS. Image by Lewis Palmer

Music: This Is For The NHS, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

September 22, 2021 Comments Off on Music: This Is For The NHS, Exhibition Park, Newcastle

Newcastle’s biggest outdoor music festival, This Is Tomorrow, hosted a free festival for NHS workers at Newcastle’s Exhibition Park to thank staff who have been risking their lives to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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‘Spilled Sunlight ‘ - Cat Moore - Reduction linocut - £350

Image Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

May 19, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: New Light Prize Exhibition, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

The roadmap out of lockdown is well under way in the UK with galleries beginning to reopen their doors to the public.

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A Dark Pool , c.1917 (oil on canvas) by Laura Knight (1877-1970) / Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK / © Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2020. All Rights Reserved / Bridgeman Images

Image Gallery: Challenging Convention, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

April 28, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Challenging Convention, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Before the 20th century, the canon of western art was dominated by male artists.

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Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

April 21, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle

Instagram filters are not the first tool to be used to distort and manipulate the female form.

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Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle. Image by Phil Pounder

Photo Gallery: The Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

November 25, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.

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Summer 1929.32, Thomas Martine Ronaldson © Manchester Art Gallery, Bridgeman Images NEXTGEN GALLERY EDITDELETE

Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

September 28, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Longing for a holiday by the sea?

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