Last week we found out that we were successful in getting funding from the Arts Council Emergency Fund. This fund is to support creative organisations to continue their work as well as find new ways of working during and after this extraordinary time. It will enable Dingy Butterflies to continue to work in Gateshead, as well research the future of ...

May 27, 2020

Lockdown Gazette

The Lockdown Gazette is here! A newspaper for local people with no or little access to the internet and technology. Thank you to the For Solidarity Network and to Roots and Wings for pulling it all together in record time. The Gazette is being distributed to people in Newcastle and Gateshead via organisations sending out essential deliveries to ...

May 03, 2020

Best of Bensham

Best of Bensham is a collaborative response to COVID-19. During this crisis members and volunteers are out everyday delivering aid and support to be there for the whole of Gateshead. Priorities are delivering food parcels, providing mental health support and ensuring that residents are not isolated. But as we come from different industries, ...

The catalogue for the project Those Northern Lights, So Pretty is now available to buy for £3. It includes specially commissioned texts and photos' of the project and the art work created during the residencies and exhibited at the Shipley Art Gallery.              ...