Gateshead Awards 2024 – Tackling Climate Change

We won! Earlier this year we were nominated for Gateshead Awards 2024 under the category Tackling Climate Change for our arts and citizen science project Bees of Bensham...

Meanwhile in an Abandoned Warehouse

Last week I was invited by Sophie Hope to appear on her podcast, Meanwhile in an Abandoned Warehouse, which is about cultural democracy and community art to sharing...

Global Wilders training

Saturday 23 March 2024, 10-4pm Comfrey Project, Gateshead, NE8 1QB FREE training for Gateshead residents. To book email info@dingybutterflies.org or ring/text 07456 642864 Led by Phil Macari, Ecology...

Winter Wildlife Walk with Wild Intrigue

We are looking forward to working with Heather and Cain of Wild Intrigue on Sunday 25 February, meeting at the Comfrey Project at 11am. We will be going...

Artist walk with Marcia Ley

Creative Freelancers Wellbeing Walk with Marcia Ley Friday 27 January 2023, 10.30am-12.30pm Please book your space here: Wellbeing walk with Marcia Ley Land of Oak and Iron (meet...

Project Coordinator opportunity

Dingy Butterflies CIC is seeking a Project Coordinator to work with us on the Gateshead project ‘Bees of Bensham’. The Project Coordinator will support the lead artist, Barbara...

Earth and bee walks

For our project launch and Platinum Jubilee event on Sunday 5 June, Climate Action North and Natural History Society of Northumbria will be running a couple of walks...

Bees of Bensham project launch

Come and celebrate the Platinum Jubilee and the launch of our project ‘Bees of Bensham’, a 2 year project with artist and beekeeper Barbara Keating, exploring pollinators, nature...

Living North

We are in this month’s Living North magazine talking about our current project Bee’s of Bensham with Barbara Keating. Look out for future updates including the Jubilee event...

Project Coordinator Opportunity

Dingy Butterflies CIC is seeking a Project Coordinator, from June 2022 to August 2023. They will work on a freelance basis on the Gateshead project ‘Bees of Bensham’....

Gateshead Artist walk

A evening riverside walk and social event for Gateshead creative people. Friday 20 May, 6-7pm Book on via this link – Ambulation walk. Led by artist Tim Shaw,...

Bee’s of Bensham

We are delighted to announce that our project ‘Bee’s of Bensham’, working with artist and beekeeper Barbara Keating, has received Platinum Jubilee funding from the National Lottery Community...