The NewBridge Project Gallery is closed throughout March. NewBridge Books will be open as usual.

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Shieldfield Opening Weekend

Launch night - Friday 22 October, 4-9pm | Workshops and Lunch - Saturday 23 October, 11am - 5.30pm The Shieldfield Centre

NewBridge are really excited to welcome you to our new home at the Shieldfield Centre! We will be opening to the public with the launch of new exhibition, Blazing New Worlds, on Friday 22 October, and a programme of meals and workshops throughout Saturday 23 October. Come join us!

Come to the opening of our brand new space in Shieldfield! We are excited to welcome people to our new space with a weekend of events, workshops and lunches.

Friday 22 October, 4-9pm – Blazing New Worlds Launch

Launching in our new gallery space on Friday 22 October, Blazing New Worlds will show a series of new commissions by Graeme Hopper, Cassie Thornton and Lita Wallis, and a residency with Slack’s Radio, that mark NewBridge’s 11th Birthday.

*unaccompanied under 18 year olds will only be allowed at this event from 4 – 5.30pm

Saturday 23 October, 11am – 5pm – Open Workshops / Community Lunch

Get stuck in and make something to take home at workshops run by the NewBridge Printmaking Workshop and the Northern Clay Room. There will also be a lovely free lunch between 1-2pm provided by local resident Kaltouma.


All events are totally free – but you need to book for the clay workshops as places are limited. See more details about events below, and get in touch with our Community Coordinator Elaine if you have any questions –


Covid 19 precautions

Please wear a mask whenever possible in the space. Hand sanitiser will be provided throughout the building.

Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell and have any symptoms of coronavirus. Thank you.


Free (some workshops require booking)

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

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.