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Create Your Own Listen In Artwork

Have you got something to say about living in South Tyneside? Why do you enjoy visiting the area?

Add your thoughts to the exhibition by creating a fun paper game. Take part and place your creation together with hundreds of others. Watch the 'Listen In' field grow with opinions as more and more people share their experiences of living in or visiting South Tyneside.

Artists Anton Hecht and Helen Doyle will be hosting sessions in the exhibition space where you can join in. Mondays and Thursdays, from 11am until 2pm (drop-in) on the following dates:

  • 25 July
  • 28 July
  • 1 August
  • 4 August
  • 8 August
  • 11 August
  • 15 August
  • 18 August
  • 22 August
  • 25 August
  • 29 August
  • 1 September

Suitable for all ages. Art materials will also be available in the exhibition space during opening hours if you can't make the above dates.

This activity is part of The Extraordinary in the Everyday programme which explores the creativity in the community.

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