A community of over 40 outstanding artists, makers, designers and musicians opens its doors this November for the year’s biggest open studios event in the heart of the Ouseburn Valley.
Buy direct or commission a piece from the makers themselves.
Enjoy a festive atmosphere with gift ideas from paintings and prints to sculpture, jewellery, textiles, furniture and glass.
Artists, designers, makers and musicians taking part this year include: Ruth Abbott, Michael Armstrong | AFID Design, Louise Bradley, Stephen Brown, Judith Davies, Tony Davis, Theresa Easton, Peter Flynn, Zoe Garner, Debora Goldsbury | malorymaki, Fiona Gray, Colin Hagan | Northern Design, Håp, Emma Holliday, Chris Hughes, Laura Johnston, Anya Kovalieva, Steve Luck, Bethan Maddocks, Paul Merrick, David Pyrke, Jo Mitchell, Sanja Ratkusic, Stevie Ronnie, Susannah Ronnie, Julia Roxburgh, Maria Sears, Hannah Scully, Zoe Parker Smissen, Lee Turner | Hole Editions, Graham Warren and Sue Woolhouse.
This year’s exhibition, ‘Seek’, will create a new experience of the building with a map to guide you in your explorations, connecting gallery work with work in studios.
Ouseburn Pottery shop and studio.
You will also have the chance to buy raffle tickets: covetable miniature prints designed by our members and printed by Lee Turner of Hole Editions. This raffle will help raise funds for essential building works and prizes include items made and donated by our members as well as vouchers from local businesses.
La Fiesta café for delicious refreshments in our street level gallery.
Workshops, Demonstrations & Performances include:
Artist and Writer Workshop
Help artist Bethan Maddocks create a prehistoric paper forest alongside street writer Luke Winters, typewriting stories for visitors.
Piano Recitals with Steve Luck
Musician and composer Steve Luck will be performing piano pieces every half hour in his Level 2 studio.
Hole Editions: George Shaw lithograph Puss Puss in the Tree, 2018
A lithograph has been created by George Shaw specially to be editioned during the Ouseburn Open Studios on Sat 24th and Sun 25th Nov 2018, 10am – 5pm. It would be wonderful if you could come along and see Puss Puss in the Tree being editioned, although you do not need to attend to purchase an impression. Go to www.holeeditions.co.uk.
SHE Choir Performance
Performance from SHE Choir community choir on Sunday at 12.00 in studio 1E.
For additional information visit the news, blog and practitioners’ own pages at
www.36limestreet.co.uk or telephone 0191 261 5666.
36 Lime Street Ouseburn Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ.