Supporting our community, looking to the future

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...

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...

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...

‘Those Northern Lights, So Pretty’ catalogue

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...

Those Northern Lights, So Pretty

The exhibition, Those Northern Lights, So Pretty, is now showing at the Shipley Art Gallery until the 27th October 2018 presenting the artwork produced from the two residencies...

The Keeper and the Comfrey Project

On Wednesday 18th July, Dominic worked with members of the The Comfrey Project. First the group had a tour of Saltwell Park by Michael of the Friends of...

The Keeper and Love Parks

On Sunday 15th July during Love Parks week, Dominic spoke to members of the public in the park about their memories of the park. Here are a few...

The Keeper and St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School

On Friday 13th July Dominic worked with Year 5 pupils from St Joseph’s RCVA Primary School to introduce them to the project and game showing them an early...

The Keeper and the Friends of Saltwell Park

Over the last few weeks, since Dominic Smith has started his residency, he has been spending time in Saltwell Park, meeting people who volunteer, work and play in...

The Keeper

In July, artist Dominic Smith will be working with Gateshead groups and users of Saltwell Park to create a game for the park. Drop by on Saturday 7th...