Events

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]At the end of the event on Sunday I took home lots of the items I had brought with me, all the French knitting items, the tablecloths etc, so that there was less to take down...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I visited the National Railway with my family and my cousins. The had a new exhibition called 'Brass, Steel and Steam'. The entrance to the exhibit was amazing. The tools hanging and the cast the shadows was...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Our final visit was to the Hatton Gallery at Newcastle University. We were not allowed to take photographs of the exhibits here at the artists’ request. The majority of my time was spent looking at the exhibition...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I was immediately put off this gallery because of the layout. No doubt it is for commercial reasons but downstairs the two gift shops (which you have to enter though) and the café seemed to have...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] In the afternoon we visited the Side gallery in Newcastle city centre. I absolutely loved both the gallery – its ambience and layout - and the artwork displayed. The venue was cosy and inviting, not pompous...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/4"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]The University took us to the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art across the river in Gateshead and then left us to explore.   My overall impression of this venue was that it felt very empty. The exhibits consisted...

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