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November 2017

Paths across waters

November 20, 10:00 am - November 25, 5:00 pm
Old Low Light, Clifford’s Fort North Shields Fish Quay
North Shields, North East England NE30 1JA United Kingdom
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Embark on a journey across seas, oceans and rivers that revives the shared history between Tyneside and the West Indies. This interactive and multimedia exhibition charts the lost connections between the two regions through artworks, images, sounds, and an event series. Add your own memories to the storytelling booth and explore history in the making - from slaves and the Caribbean seamen who fought in two world wars, to the sailors who left the North East to cross the Atlantic…

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Sparks of life: Frankenstein and regeneration at Carliol House

November 23 - November 25
Foyer of Carliol House, Market Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England NE1 6NE United Kingdom
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How do our cities’ buildings adapt to changing needs and economies, and what energies can bring a spark of life to old building stock? Through a Frankenstein-themed installation, screening and talks from a group of architectural researchers from Newcastle University ‘Sparks of life: Frankenstein and regeneration at Carliol House’ invites the public to discover more about the electrical past and contemporary revitalisation of this monumental Newcastle building and to debate the regeneration of the East Pilgrim Street Area. The ‘A…

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