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Art Diamonds: Creative Events

14 June - 24 September 2019

What is Art Diamonds?

Are you of retirement age and wanting to meet new people? Art Diamonds has lots of creative activities in Gateshead Libraries to join in with. We have workshops with artists, weekly creative challenges and cultural visits.


How can I take part?

Every week during 2019 there will be Creative Challenges in seven Gateshead Libraries. Come along on your own, with a friend or bring a grandchild along in the Summer holidays. Drop in any time to have go or join a group session led by library staff at the following times.


Mondays 10am-12noon Crawcrook Library

Tuesdays 10am-12noon Leam Lane Library and Birtley Library

2pm-4pm Chopwell Library and Pelaw Library

Wednesday 10am-12noon Blaydon Library

Thursday 2pm-4pm Gateshead Central Library



For more information or to register for our Art Diamonds news contact Karolynne on 0191 433 8492 or email


If you’re feeling arty, join our party!



The Mosaic Workshop


Creative Writing Workshop


GemArts Masala Festival: Chai & Chat, Paper Tea Cup Workshop


Bird Sculpture Workshop


Photography Workshop


Print Making Workshop





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How to reach us...

Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8410

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