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Printmaking Workshop with Michelle Wood
25/01/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person
Print and make your own artist’s book.

Behind the Scenes Tour
25/01/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff for a one-hour guided tour of Gateshead Archive. The tour includes the chance to see the highlights from the collections.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
27/01/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Smart Phone and Tablets for Beginners @ Blaydon Library
27/01/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Find out more about what you can do with your phone or tablet.

Do you know your musicals?
27/01/2020 | Birtley Library |
Birtley Our Say Teens

Family History Surgery
28/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Smart Phone and Tablets for Beginners @ Crawrook Library
28/01/2020 | Crawcrook Library |
Find out what you can do with your mobile phone or tablet

Mini Meerkats @ Pelaw Library
28/01/2020 | Pelaw Library |
National Storytelling Week

Yoga with Samantha Coe
29/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Smart Phone and Tablets for Beginners
29/01/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Find out more about what you can do with your mobile or tablet

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
30/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
30/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
30/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Smart Phone and Tablets for Beginners @ Leam Lane Library
30/01/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Find out more about what you can do with your mobile or tablet

Mini Meerkats @ Crawcrook Library
30/01/2020 | Crawcrook Library |
National Storytelling Week

My 'Life in the 1930s, 40s & 50s
30/01/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Local History talk

Gateshead Silent Film Festival 2020 - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
31/01/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Beginning our evening with a pre 1918 Charlie Chaplin comedy short before presenting the classic 1921 silent horror Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.

An Evening with Jo Spain and William Shaw
31/01/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Author event

Mini Meerkats @ Leam Lane Library
31/01/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
National Storytelling Week

Mini Meerkats @ Birtley Library
31/01/2020 | Birtley Library |
National Storytelling Week

Gateshead Silent Film Festival 2020 - Family Funny Bones
01/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Family Funny Bones, a trio of Short Silent Comedies.

Birtley Big Bang Club
01/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
Code like a Pirate – X marks the spot!

Writing workshop for children: Writing choice-based stories
01/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
In this workshop, you will write an interactive ghost story, set in Gateshead.

Children Knitting Group
01/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
04/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
04/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Stan Laurel: the Early Years
04/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
with Birtley Heritage Group

Yoga with Samantha Coe
05/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Art Diamonds Go, See, Do
05/02/2020 | Thought Foundation, Birtley |
Create your own artwork inspired by your visit to the Thought Foundation at Birtley

Home Educators Get Coding
05/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Support your children's learning journey with these hands-on coding sessions

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Birtley
05/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join Ellen Phethean for these Creative Writing Workshops. Art Diamonds is for people of retirement age. 2pm-4pm

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
05/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
06/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
06/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
06/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Harry Potter Book Night @ Blaydon Library
06/02/2020 | Blaydon Library |
An evening of interactive family fun with a Harry Potter theme

Harry Potter Book Night @ Leam Lane Library
06/02/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
An evening of interactive family fun with a Harry Potter theme

Harry Potter Book Night @ Central
06/02/2020 | Gateshead Library |
An evening of interactive family fun with a Harry Potter theme

Pipe Makers Forum
08/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Behind the Scenes Tour
08/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff for a one-hour guided tour of Gateshead Archive. The tour includes the chance to see highlights from the collections.

Blue out of Black
08/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
10/02/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Piano Workshops with Venera Bojkova
10/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Piano teacher Venera Bojkova hosts a monthly piano workshop.

Blue out of Black
10/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

Family History Surgery
11/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Seaton Delaval Hall
11/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Liz Finch recounts the history of the Hall

Writing workshop for adults: Writing choice-based stories
11/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
In this workshop, you will write an interactive ghost story, set in Gateshead.

Blue out of Black
11/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

Art Diamonds Make and Share
11/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Meet up with fellow Art Diamonds, bring along something you are making and share it with others, have a cuppa and a catch up!

Yoga with Samantha Coe
12/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Home Educators Get Coding
12/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Support your children's learning journey with these hands-on coding sessions

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
12/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Blue out of Black
12/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
13/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
13/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Nailed it!
13/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Try to copy some cool crafts and win a prize!

Finding out about Gateshead's Local History: Gateshead in the 1850s
13/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Finding out about Gateshead's Local History Free one-day education workshop to help you learn how to discover the history of Gateshead

Blue out of Black
13/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

The Archie Brown Trio featuring Bradley Creswick and Pat Rafferty
14/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A singularly amazing acoustic concert, delivered with all the musicianship and musical mastery that these two incredible performers can bring together.

Blue out of Black
14/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

Weekend Family History Surgery
15/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
15/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
15/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Family history for beginner's workshop
15/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Interested in tracing your family history but no idea where to start?

Blue out of Black
15/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
An exhibition showcasing a series of new works with local views and landmarks by Artist John Coatsworth.

See Your Name in Lights! @ Leam Lane Library
17/02/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Create your own name in lights

Bricolage Coding @ Pelaw Library
17/02/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Create a model and bring it to life with code

Family History Surgery
18/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

See your name in lights! @ Blaydon Library
18/02/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Create your name in lights

Behind the Scenes Tour
18/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff for a one-hour guided tour of Gateshead Archive. The tour includes the chance to see highlights from the collections.

Bricolage Coding @ Crawcrook Library
18/02/2020 | Crawcrook Library |
Create a model and bring it to life with code

The Very Hungry Code-a-Pillar @ Pelaw Library
18/02/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Mini Meerkats

February Half Term Graveyard Trail
18/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail

Bricolage Coding
19/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Create a model from our maker box and bring it to life with code

Time Travelling Challenge @ Blaydon Library
19/02/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Stone Age to space! Spin the time wheel and complete the space time challenges.

The Very Hungry Code-a-Pillar @ Wrekenton Library
19/02/2020 | Wrekenton Library |
Mini Meerkats

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
19/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

February Half Term Graveyard Trail
19/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail

MAPS Festival
19/02/2020 | Caedmon Hall |
A day of workshops and events for the whole family.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
20/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
20/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
20/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Mapping the past: The Godfrey Maps
20/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Way back in 1981 Alan Godfrey produced his first historic Ordnance Survey map 'Gateshead East 1984'.

Code Minecraft @ Chopwell Library
20/02/2020 | Chopwell Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed session

Time Travelling Challenge @ Birtley Library
20/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
Stone Age to space! Spin the time wheel and complete the space time challenges.

The Very Hungry Code-a-Pillar @ Leam Lane Library
20/02/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Mini Meerkats

Half Term Crafts
20/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
It’s National Love Your Pet day! - Join us for some fun crafts this half term

February Half Term Graveyard Trail
20/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail

The Very Hungry Code-a-Pillar @ Birtley Library
21/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
Mini Meerkats

February Half Term Graveyard Trail
21/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail

Drama workshop for young people
22/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join award-winning Theatre Space NE for this practical workshop exploring performance and working with New Writing.

February Half Term Graveyard Trail
22/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail

The GIFT Gathering: Discussion
22/02/2020 | Caedmon Hall |
Gateshead International Festival of Theatre - returns to Caedmon Hall for The GIFT Gathering, an opportunity to get together and have a chat.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
24/02/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Family History Surgery
25/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Harold Pinter: A Talk by Jim Lynch
25/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
The path from enfant terrible to the Noble Prize for Literature.

Yoga with Samantha Coe
26/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Art Diamonds Driftwood Sculpture Workshop
26/02/2020 | Birtley Library |
Making sculptures using driftwood with artist Neil Canavan.

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
26/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
27/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
27/02/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

History Wardrobe presents What Were We Thinking?
27/02/2020 | Caedmon Hall |
Costume talk

Old Wives Tales – diamonds, dances and romances
27/02/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Local History Talk

Craft & Create Night: February
27/02/2020 | The Gallery, Gateshead Central Library | Per Person, Tickets are non-refundable
Bring along what you’re working on to our Craft & Create night

Mad Alice Theatre Company Presents: Rose & Robin
28/02/2020 | Caedmon Hall | Per Adult, Tickets are non-refundable
Playful and serious, sad and happy, this is a show that celebrates life in all its richness; a story of love and loss, for old and young....

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop - Fish
29/02/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | Per Ticket
Chinese brush painting with artist Chun-Chao Chiu

The New Century Ragtime Orchestra Annual concert
29/02/2020 | Caedmon Hall |
NEW CENTURY RAGTIME ORCHESTRA WITH KEITH NICHOLS, PIANO AND NICK WARD, DRUMS

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
03/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
03/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Art Diamonds Glass Painting Workshop
03/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join artist Mark Todman for an afternoon of glass painting.

Yoga with Samantha Coe
04/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Birtley
04/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join Ellen Phethean for these Creative Writing Workshops. Art Diamonds is for people of retirement age. 2pm-4pm

Time for a Cuppa @ Pelaw Library
04/03/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Donations to Dementia UK

Time for a Cuppa @ Blaydon Library
04/03/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Donations to Dementia UK

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
04/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
05/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
05/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
05/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Art Diamonds Screen Printing Workshop
05/03/2020 | Northern Print Studio, Ouseburn, Newcastle | Per Person, tickets are non-refundable
Come join us at Northern Print Studios and learn the basic techniques used to create a screen print

The Butcher's Tale
06/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
In 1907, Windy Nook Co-op fell prey to a spate of burglaries. Rather than involve the police, the committee members chose to solve this problem themselves, with consequences that shook the entire community.

Drama workshop for adults
07/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join award-winning Theatre Space NE for this practical workshop exploring performance and working with New Writing.

Behind the Scenes Tour
07/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff for a one-hour guided tour of Gateshead Archive. The tour includes the chance to see highlights from the collections.

The Butcher's Tale
07/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
In 1907, Windy Nook Co-op fell prey to a spate of burglaries. Rather than involve the police, the committee members chose to solve this problem themselves, with consequences that shook the entire community.

Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Bash
07/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Have a go at some simple coding, hack minecraft and see some pi-powered projects.

Chill and a Chapter
07/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
International Women’s Day

Children Knitting Group
07/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
09/03/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Piano Workshops with Venera Bojkova
09/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Piano teacher Venera Bojkova hosts a monthly piano workshop.

Family History Surgery
10/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

The Northumbrians; North-East England and its People
10/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Dan Jackson makes a welcome return to St Mary’s with his new book which explores the deep roots of Northumbrian culture

A Sense of Time
10/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This five week local history course concentrates on the Stuart and Georgian periods of history exploring national and local events through a variety of contemporary sources and the effect these had on the lives of local people.

Art Diamonds Make and Share
10/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Meet up with fellow Art Diamonds, bring along something you are making and share it with others, have a cuppa and a catch up!

Yoga with Samantha Coe
11/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
11/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
12/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
12/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Pipe Makers Forum
14/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop - Flowers
14/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | Per Ticket
Chinese brush painting with artist Chun-Chao Chiu

Family History Surgery
17/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

A Sense of Time
17/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This five week local history course concentrates on the Stuart and Georgian periods of history exploring national and local events through a variety of contemporary sources and the effect these had on the lives of local people.

Art Diamonds Explore Drawing
17/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join artist Paul Merrick to explore and experiment with different methods of drawing

Yoga with Samantha Coe
18/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Art Diamonds Go, See, Do – John Coatsworth Exhibition
18/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join artist John Coatsworth to create your own artwork inspired by your visit to the exhibition ‘Blue out of Black’ in our Library Gallery

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Birtley
18/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join Ellen Phethean for these Creative Writing Workshops. Art Diamonds is for people of retirement age. 2pm-4pm

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
18/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
19/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
19/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
19/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Art Diamonds Papercutting Workshop
19/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Try your hand at papercutting under the expert guidance of Fiona Jamieson.

Costume workshop: Costume for Drama (suitable for adults and children 8+)
19/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Using newspaper and other basic craft materials you will explore, in a very practical and straight forward way, how costumes are designed and created.

Weekend Family History Surgery
21/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
21/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
21/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Scenery workshop: Scenery for Drama (suitable for adults and children 12+)
21/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Using newspaper and other basic craft materials you will explore, in a very practical and straight forward way.

Tracing the history of your house through the Archive
21/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
This workshop is designed for complete beginners interested in researching the history of their house. It will look at the resources available for house research in Gateshead Archive.

On Safari - Rhymetime Plus
21/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
Songs and rhymes and fun activities.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
23/03/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Family History Surgery
24/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

A Sense of Time
24/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This five week local history course concentrates on the Stuart and Georgian periods of history exploring national and local events through a variety of contemporary sources and the effect these had on the lives of local people.

Introducing the Northern Crime Syndicate
24/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Author event

Linoprinting with Marcia Ley
24/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person, tickets are non-refundable
Learn to Linocut with Marcia Ley.

Yoga with Samantha Coe
25/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Relaxing Hatha yoga, to encourage you to relax, build strength, move and feel great. Two sessions are available, 2 – 3.15pm & 6.45 – 8.15pm

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
25/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
26/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
26/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

The Swinging 60’s
26/03/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Local History Talk

Chinese Brush Painting Workshop - Landscapes
28/03/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | Per Ticket
Chinese brush painting with artist Chun-Chao Chiu

Family History Surgery
31/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

A Sense of Time
31/03/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This five week local history course concentrates on the Stuart and Georgian periods of history exploring national and local events through a variety of contemporary sources and the effect these had on the lives of local people.

Art Diamonds Explore Drawing
31/03/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join artist Paul Merrick to explore and experiment with different methods of drawing

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Birtley
01/04/2020 | Birtley Library |
Join Ellen Phethean for these Creative Writing Workshops. Art Diamonds is for people of retirement age. 2pm-4pm

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
01/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
02/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
02/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
02/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Art Diamonds GemArts Dance Workshop
02/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join our GemArts dancer to explore Indian dance style.

Making Living Art: A photography exhibition inspired by recreating in tableau the artistry of the Old Masters at St. Mary's Heritage Centre
03/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A weekend of this exhibition you will be able to enter a picture yourself, listen to talks, marvel at the works already undertaken and talk to the people who took part and made all this happen. Works in the exhibition include Drunken Noah by Giulio Cesare Procaccini and The Lamentation by Hugo van der Goes both in the Hatton Gallery collection.

Birtley Big Bang Club
04/04/2020 | Birtley Library |
Movies and Magic

Making Living Art: A photography exhibition inspired by recreating in tableau the artistry of the Old Masters at St. Mary's Heritage Centre
04/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A weekend of this exhibition you will be able to enter a picture yourself, listen to talks, marvel at the works already undertaken and talk to the people who took part and made all this happen. Works in the exhibition include Drunken Noah by Giulio Cesare Procaccini and The Lamentation by Hugo van der Goes both in the Hatton Gallery collection.

Spring Blooms Textile Workshop
04/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person, non-refundable
Join our Spring Bloom Textile Workshop and create your own unique Spring bunting!

Children Knitting Group
04/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Making Living Art: A photography exhibition inspired by recreating in tableau the artistry of the Old Masters at St. Mary's Heritage Centre
05/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A weekend of this exhibition you will be able to enter a picture yourself, listen to talks, marvel at the works already undertaken and talk to the people who took part and made all this happen. Works in the exhibition include Drunken Noah by Giulio Cesare Procaccini and The Lamentation by Hugo van der Goes both in the Hatton Gallery collection.

Silly Science
06/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Test your skills at our silly science event.

3D Easter Bunnies @ Crawcrook Library
06/04/2020 | Crawcrook Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
07/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
07/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

A Sense of Time
07/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
This five week local history course concentrates on the Stuart and Georgian periods of history exploring national and local events through a variety of contemporary sources and the effect these had on the lives of local people.

Spot the Dog is 40
07/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join our birthday party.

Easter Graveyard Trail
07/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Culture Camp Printmaking
07/04/2020 | Caedmon Hall | per person, tickets non-refundable
Young budding artists can have a fun day in a popup print studio! Learn about different print activities with experienced printmaker Michelle Wood of Sea Tern Print (seatern.co.uk).

Art Diamonds Make and Share
07/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Meet up with fellow Art Diamonds, bring along something you are making and share it with others, have a cuppa and a catch up!

Mini Meerkats Make Bonnets @ Pelaw Library
07/04/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Mini Meerkats

Code Minecraft @ Birtley Library
07/04/2020 | Birtley Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Phil Punton: Photography Introduction & Intermediate workshops
08/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Under Phil’s expert guidance as a workshop leader the sessions will enable you to discover what you and your camera are capable of. Whatever your photographic interest is e.g. wildlife, landscape, portrait photography etc. these courses will equip you with the camera skills to capture beautiful images that get noticed.

Easter Graveyard Trail
08/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Easter Make & Take
08/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Drop into the gallery to take part in family art activities inspired by Easter.

3D Easter Bunnies @ Blaydon Library
08/04/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

Code Minecraft @ Wrekenton Library
08/04/2020 | Wrekenton Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
09/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
09/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

We Love Unicorns
09/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Gateshead Central Library it's Unicorn Day!

Easter Holiday Crafts
09/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Join us for some fun Peter Rabbit Easter crafts this Easter holiday.

Easter Graveyard Trail
09/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Mini Meerkats make Bonnets @ Leam Lane Library
09/04/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Mini Meerkats

3D Easter Bunnies @ Chopwell Library
09/04/2020 | Chopwell Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

Code Minecraft @ Pelaw Library
09/04/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Easter Graveyard Trail
10/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Easter Graveyard Trail
11/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Family History Surgery
14/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Victoria Tunnel
14/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Victoria Tunnel is one of Newcastle’s unique attractions.

Easter Graveyard Trail
14/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Spot the Dog lift the flap storytime @ Pelaw Library
14/04/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Mini Meerkats

3D Easter Bunnies @ Leam Lane Library
14/04/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

code Minecraft @ Crawcrook Library
14/04/2020 | Crawcrook Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Easter Graveyard Trail
15/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Code Minecraft @ Blaydon Library
15/04/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
16/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
16/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
16/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Newcastle Noir presents Robert Scragg
16/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Author event

Peter Rabbit Afternoon Tea
16/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Our popular family afternoon tea is back!

Easter Holiday Crafts
16/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Join us for some fun Peter Rabbit Easter crafts this Easter holiday.

Easter Graveyard Trail
16/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Culture Camp - Origami
16/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person, non-refundable
Culture Camps are a great way for creative kids to learn new skills under the expert guidance of a professional artist.

Spot the Dog lift the flap storytime @ Leam Lane Library
16/04/2020 | Leam Lane Library |
Mini Meerkats

Spot the Dog lift the flap storytime @ Chopwell Library
16/04/2020 | Chopwell Library |
Mini Meerkats

3D Bunnies @ Birtley Library
16/04/2020 | Birtley Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

Easter Graveyard Trail
17/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Spot the Dog liftt he flap storytime @ Birtley Library
17/04/2020 | Birtley Library |
Mini Meerkats

3D Easter Bunnies @ Pelaw Library
17/04/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Assemble and decorate your bunny to make this eggs-travagant Easter decoration

Code Minecraft
17/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Learn to code with our Minecraft themed coding session

Weekend Family History Surgery
18/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
18/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
18/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Easter Graveyard Trail
18/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure trail.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
20/04/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Piano Workshops with Venera Bojkova
20/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Piano teacher Venera Bojkova hosts a monthly piano workshop.

Family History Surgery
21/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

'All my yesterdays - Tyneside photographs over the years' by Trevor Ermel
21/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Trevor has over many years kindly donated many of his photographs to Gateshead Libraries. The images capture a town that has undergone many changes and portray the people of Gateshead going about their everyday lives to magnificent effect.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
21/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Art Diamonds Earth Day Printmaking Workshop Morning workshop
22/04/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Join Helen Donley from Northern Print as she guides you through simple printmaking techniques and you will go home with your own unique artwork.

Art Diamonds Earth Day Printmaking Workshop - Afternoon Session
22/04/2020 | Blaydon Library |
Join Helen Donley from Northern Print as she guides you through simple printmaking techniques and you will go home with your own unique artwork.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
22/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
23/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
23/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Celebrate World Book Night with LJ Ross
23/04/2020 | Caedmon Hall |
Author event

Doris Day: A talk by Jim Lynch
23/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Doris Day became a America's sweetheart and part of culture throughout the Western World.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
23/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Craft & Create Night - April
23/04/2020 | The Gallery, Gateshead Central Library | Per Person, tickets are non-refundable
Bring along what you’re working on to our Craft & Create night...

Art Diamonds Wall Hangings and Wind Chimes
24/04/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Making wall hangings and windchimes with Neil Canavan

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
24/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
25/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Family History Surgery
28/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
28/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
29/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
30/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
30/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
30/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
30/04/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Elisabethville: A Little Piece of Belgium on English Soil
30/04/2020 | Pelaw Library |
Felling local history society invites local historian Anthea Lang

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
01/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

The great Gateshead Archive Lego-build!
02/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Recreate historic Gateshead on LEGO and place your creations on a giant replica of the 1858 ordnance survey map of Gateshead.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
02/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Extended: A Textile Exhibition by Fusion
02/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
A textile exhibition, a display of the work of 12 textile and mixed media artists based in the North East

Children Knitting Group
02/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
04/05/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Art Diamonds Woodwork Workshops
04/05/2020 | Your Workshop North East, Felling | per person for 3 sessions, tickets are non-refundable
Come along to ‘Your Workshop North East’, a Woodwork studio in Felling to try your hand at various techniques under expert guidance over three weeks.

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
05/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
05/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
05/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Art Diamonds Make and Share
05/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Meet up with fellow Art Diamonds, bring along something you are making and share it with others, have a cuppa and a catch up!

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
06/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
07/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
07/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
07/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
07/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Art Diamonds Textile Landscape Workshop
07/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Explore texture and colour to create your own layered textile landscape under the expert tuition of Kate Slaughter.

Pipe Makers Forum
09/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
09/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Piano Workshops with Venera Bojkova
11/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Piano teacher Venera Bojkova hosts a monthly piano workshop.

Family History Surgery
12/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Sunderland stories – extraordinary tales
12/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Sunderland was once one of Britain's industrial giants. Famous for its shipyards, mines and glass-making. After the Second World War the town saw incredible change.

Finding out about Gateshead's Local History: Gateshead around 1900
12/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Finding out about Gateshead's Local History Free one-day education workshop to help you learn how to discover the history of Gateshead using resources from Gateshead Archive.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
12/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Art Diamonds Mixed Media Ink Workshop
12/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Create unique and beautiful effects using versatile inks in this workshop with Pam Stevenson.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
13/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
14/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
14/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
14/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
15/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

Weekend Family History Surgery
16/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
16/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
16/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Gateshead in Times of Conflict
16/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Gateshead Archive’s collection of historic newspapers, books and maps date back as early as the 1600s. As part of Gateshead History Festival, this display traces Gateshead in times of war and conflict through material from the Archive.

The Late Shows - A Gift for Giving
16/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
The Late Shows is back in May 2020. May 15 and 16 across Newcastle and Gateshead, click on event title to read more about the fun creative drop in evening to be held at Gateshead Central Libraries May 16.

Art Diamonds Creative Writing Workshop - Whickham
18/05/2020 | Whickham Library |
Join Ellen Phethean to develop your Creative Writing in these morning workshops in Whickham from 10am-12noon.

Family History Surgery
19/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Behind the Scenes Tour
19/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff from the archive for a one-hour guided tour of the new Archive facilities. The tour includes the chance to see highlights from the collections.

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
21/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
21/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
21/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Art Diamonds Linoprint Workshop with Michelle Wood
21/05/2020 | Birtley Library | Per Person, Non Refundable
Learn how to design and cut your own lino block from your own images or from inspiration provided by artist Michelle Wood.

Family History Surgery
26/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

May Half Term Graveyard Trail
26/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure hunt.

May Half Term Graveyard Trail
27/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure hunt.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
28/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
28/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

The Gruffalo Half Term Crafts
28/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Celebrate the Gruffalo’s 21st Birthday with us! Come along for some fun Gruffalo crafts.

May Half Term Graveyard Trail
28/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure hunt.

Culture Camp - Claymation
28/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person, non-refundable
Work with professional animator Robin Webb to learn how to make your own Wallace & Gromit type stop motion animation using modelling clay

May Half Term Graveyard Trail
29/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure hunt.

The 1930s Gateshead slum clearances
30/05/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
In the early 20th century work began to clear the Victorian slum housing that still provided homes for millions of working-class poor across the country.

May Half Term Graveyard Trail
30/05/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Fun graveyard treasure hunt.

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
02/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
02/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
04/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
04/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
04/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Sheepcote to Shipcote (archive session & walk)
06/06/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
The area around the Central Library has seen huge changes through the centuries. By exploring old maps from Gateshead Archive, we can see just how radical some of these changes were.

Children Knitting Group
06/06/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Family History Surgery
09/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
11/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
11/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Pipe Makers Forum
13/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Save the Date
13/06/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road | per person, non refundable
Exploring Wildflowers in Textiles Workshop with Donna Cheshire

Family History Surgery
16/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
18/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
18/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
18/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Weekend Family History Surgery
20/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
20/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
20/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Behind the Scenes Tour
20/06/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Join staff from the archive for a one-hour guided tour of the new Archive facilities. The tour includes the chance to see highlights from the collections.

Family History Surgery
23/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
25/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
25/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Ward Phillipson Photo Memories
27/06/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
When two Newcastle-based photographic companies merged in 1997 it led to an unprecedented discovery of historic images of the local area. Thousands of glass plate negatives and lantern slides were discovered in the loft of Philipson & Son who had merged with R Ward & Sons.

Family History Surgery
30/06/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
02/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
02/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
02/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Children Knitting Group
04/07/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Children Knitting Group

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
07/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
07/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
09/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
09/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Pipe Makers Forum
11/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Finding out about Gateshead's Local History: Gateshead in the 20th Century
13/07/2020 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Finding out about Gateshead's Local History Free one-day education workshop to help you learn how to discover the history of Gateshead using resources from Gateshead Archive.

Family History Surgery
14/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
16/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
16/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
16/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Weekend Family History Surgery
18/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
18/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
18/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Family History Surgery
21/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
23/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
23/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Family History Surgery
28/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
30/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
30/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
30/07/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
04/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Family History Surgery
04/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
06/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Frets on the Tyne Guitar Group
06/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Every Thursday, 11am – 1pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
06/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Pipe Makers Forum
08/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Regular gathering of pipe and musical instrument makers

Family History Surgery
11/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
13/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Weekend Family History Surgery
15/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
15/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
15/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Family History Surgery
18/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Tyneside Fiddle Alliance
20/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
The Tyneside Fiddle Alliance is a group of fiddle players who meet to play the music of North-East England.

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
20/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Family History Surgery
25/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
FREE drop-in session with dedicated family history volunteers; every Tuesday, 2 – 4pm

Fingers & Thumbs Proggy Mat Making
27/08/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Proggy Mat Making Group, Every Thursday, 2 – 4pm

Ceilidh Club - First Tuesday of every month
01/09/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
A friendly monthly ceilidh, all welcome.

Weekend Family History Surgery
19/09/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Supported by members of the Northumberland and Durham Family History Society a regular Monthly surgery for family history researchers needing help and advice.

Headstones & Heritage
19/09/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Discover the hidden glories of St Mary’s both inside and outside in this 90 minute tour. Once Gateshead’s ‘mother church’ this is the oldest building on the quayside. But how much do you really know about it? Come and find out with our knowledgeable guides.

Coffee, Cakes & History
19/09/2020 | St. Mary's Heritage Centre |
Enjoy a coffee and some lovely home baking at our monthly coffee mornings.

Art Diamonds Make and Share
01/01/2030 | Central Library, Prince Consort Road |
Meet up with fellow Art Diamonds, bring along something you are making and share it with others, have a cuppa and a catch up!

Pickfords Heavy Haulage
21/05/2109 | Birtley Library |
George Nairn presents an illustrated talk about this well known local company

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