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Shieldfield Home: Open day!

Saturday 3 December 12pm - 8pm The Shieldfield Centre

A day of free activity to celebrate the opening of Shieldfield Home, our exciting winter exhibition showcasing art made by those who work and live in Shieldfield!

Saturday 3 December 

12pm – 8pm

To celebrate the opening of Shieldfield Home, our exciting winter exhibition showcasing art made by those who work and live in Shieldfield, join us for a Saturday at The NewBridge Project full of family friendly, free activity!

We will be celebrating the opening of Shieldfield Home and the public launch of our Dark Room, a space for photography development and future sight of creative community activity. Get stuck in with a family-friendly craft activity, explore our exciting winter exhibition, as well as learn more about what we do at The NewBridge Project. Create/Disrupt have launched their own pop-up exhibition in their lower ground floor studio exploring art making as a form of play. Finally, enjoy a free meal provided by local community caterers.

Schedule for the day!

12pm – 8pm: Gallery Open

12pm – 5pm: Dark Room Workshops (Booking Required)

Join artists and resident Dark Room facilitators Phyllis Christopher and Janina Sabaliauskaite to learn how to make a photogram using light and collage. Also get to know the artists and how a photography dark room works. There will be 8 slots to sign up for. See here for more details on how to book: Shieldfield Home: Dark Room Workshops.

Location: Dark Room

12pm – 5pm: i want to be a tram again (Drop-In)

A pop-up exhibition by Create/Disrupt of individual and collaborative work. The show is based around the idea of approaching art making as a form of play.

Location: Lower Ground Studio

1pm – 3pm: Paper-based craft activities (Drop-In)

Come make Christmas decorations and other paper crafts in The NewBridge Project Gallery where Shieldfield Home is on show to the public!

Location: Gallery

5.30pm – 6.30pm: Janina Sabaliauskaite and Phyllis Christopher in conversation with The Shieldfield Youth Programme (Drop-In)

Details TBC

Location: Cinema Room (off the Gallery)

7pm – 8pm: Community Meal (No Booking Required)

A delicious FREE meal made by Big River Bakery. Halal, vegan and vegetarian options available.

Location: Gallery

Events Exhibitions

The NewBridge Project
Shieldfield Centre
4-8 Clarence Walk (off Stoddart Street)
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 1AL

The NewBridge Project is accessible. You can find out more here, or feel free to contact us prior to visiting if you require additional information regarding access and facilities.