We work with a range of beneficiaries & organisations including community & voluntary groups, carers' groups, schools, youth organisations, arts events and the general public

We offer creative print sessions, talks and demonstrations 

Creative Print Workshops - Community, voluntary & carers' groups

LD:North East, Wallsend 16 week course working with their over 50s group

Creative print sessions at Shipley Art Gallery with Age UK Gateshead for Tyne & Wear Museums  Live Well project

With young people and volunteers from VODA North Tyneside at Cedarwood Trust, Meadowwell 

Young people on the Pathways to Employment project achieved their Discover Arts Award

Four week creative print course for St Oswald's Hospice 'Focus on Living' programme

Have-a-go print a postcard for GemArts Masala Festivals 2017 & 2018 

Four week creative print course for participants at the Recovery College Collective, Broadacre House, Newcastle. 

Age UK North Tyneside Men's Group in Wallsend - several sessions including making drypoint prints inspired by sea birds & sail boats

Sessions with Gateshead Carers for GemArts include working with groups of Chinese Carers & Polish Carers, making printed postcards & playful teacups

Creative Print Workshops - Primary & secondary schools

CPD for Primary Teachers - How to use print in the primary classroom at Milecastle Primary School in Newcastle

Botanical and nature prints, Milecastle Primary School, Newcastle - Year 1, Year 3 & Year 4 pupils as part of their school grounds week and with Year 1 pupils at Croftway Primary Academy, Blyth and Newburn Manor Primary

'The Garden of Equality' printmaking project with Y8 secondary students at Consett Academy, for GemArts as part of their 'equality' & arts week

Norham News, lithography prints with a group of secondary students with autism at Norham High School, North Tyneside

Creative Print Workshops - Young people & youth organisations

Half-day course making monoprint drawings & texture prints with VODA North Tyneside on their Pathways to Employment & Friends of North Tyneside projects

Taster session in monoprinting with students on the National Citizens Service (NCS) and VODA North Tyneside, Wallsend

Barnado's Summer Programme, Barnado's Palmersville Training for young people aged 14-25 years

Creative Print Workshops, Talks and Demonstrations - Embroidery & Textiles groups

Talks and demonstrations at Whey Aye Wideopen WI Jesmond WI 

Printing on fabric with Stitch 12 group Stocksfield, Seaton Sluice Craft GroupHexham Embroiderers' Guild & Whitley Bay Embroiderers' Guild 

Making fabric & embroidered teacups with Jam Jar Makers

Creative Print Workshops - Working with the general public

Artists' books and print portfolios, creative workshops for adults at the Quaker Meeting House, Monkseaton

The Big Draw Whitley Bay at Whitley Bay Library with children and their families.  Supported by Whitley Bay Big Local Small Sparks.  

Family workshops making pop-up books and playful teacups for Hexham Book Festival at various Northumberland Libraries

Mansio inspired pop-up books, family workshop at Tullie House, Carlisle and Hexham Abbey for Hexham Book Festival 

Summer Fayre Print SessionMarine Park First School, Whitley Bay

Creative Print Workshops - Arts organisations & other events

Cog Prints as part of a day of short talks and creative activities, for INVENTORS! STEAM Co. Day Monkwearmouth Academy,Sunderland 

Making vintage teacups for the Late Shows, St. Mary’s Heritage Centre, Gateshead and Creative Makings at Gateshead Library

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