June 15, 2016

Mapping Bensham Memories

A few images from 'Mapping Bensham Memories' on the 11 June at Bensham Grove Community Centre. The next event will be on Saturday 18 June, 10am-1pm                       ...

June 12, 2016

Mapping Bensham Memories

Dingy Butterflies is supporting Northumbria University Masters of Architecture student Tom Hewitt in his participatory research project. Tom is interested in talking to Bensham residents to uncover the personal stories of Bensham, what the area means to you and how you imagine it in the future, through mapping and walking. The project involves ...

July 09, 2015

Walking Together

  Walking Together is one of the first projects to come under my new social enterprise, Dingy Butterflies CIC, working in Bensham. Angela Kennedy will lead two walks around Bensham taking in the area, bringing people together in a creative way.   Walk 1: Thursday 16th July, 1-3pm Bensham Grove Community Centre to the ...

February 15, 2015

Next stage of SWAP

I have recently received funding from UnLtD Star People Do It Award, the Community Foundation North East Fund for the Arts and Newcastle Institute for Contemporary Art Practice (NICAP), Newcastle University. This is to continue the project into 2015 and to develop the project into a social enterprise. This will enable me to develop into a ...