Our annual BBQ takes place each August and this year is at Bensham Grove Community Centre on Saturday 26th August. Expect food, fun and games and a display of ceramic slugs!
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So concerned, was digital artist Fisheye, that the art created by people with disabilities remains underfunded and unrecognised, that he took the drastic step of taking a Boxing Day Dip in the freezing cold North Sea. He was joined by 8 other ‘dippers’ who all helped to show their support for Arcadea and art created
Arcadea launched a unique online text art project on the theme of ‘Hidden’ reflecting the hidden history of Disabled people and the continuing relative invisibility of our cultural identities. A national poetry competition was held to select a 16-line poem on the theme of ‘Hidden’, which was ‘hidden’ and linked, two lines at a time
For Brain Awareness Week a group of scientists from the Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research visited the HUB and introduced the participants to their research, discussing the many different facets of the research group’s interest in mitochondria and the brain. Our members were then invited to produce artwork inspired by the research, to be exhibited
Working with local artist Judy Thomas the HUB group members were instructed on how to create their own pinhole cameras, which they then took out onto the streets of Byker. They captured images of the local High Street, focusing on an aspect they felt was important to the area or interesting to them. The group
The HUB was recently invited to work with students from Sunderland College to help them gain experience of the arts. A group of students visited us at the HUB Studio and working with our members and artists contributed to the making of a film for the Newcastle Late Shows. Two HUB artists then visited the
Joyriders delight at the return of our thrilling four lane Scalextric circuit, though crime doesn’t pay as you will discover in the Wormwood Hubs canteen. Wet your whistle with a brew alongside the other inmates and under the watchful eye of our prison guards. Find out where it all went wrong for some of the