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CONTINUUM Midsummer Weekend

Sunday, June 23, 2019

A jam-packed weekend presenting the creative outcomes of our season of art, science and science fiction with exhibitions, activities, family workshops and short films across Allenheads.

Meet an astronaut Voyager with Maddie the Space Dog, enter a wormhole vortex, cast Omens, witness the launch of the amphibious Humble Telescope and much, much more during this jam-packed weekend with day and night time events across Allenheads. There's also a drop-in workshop for all ages!

Spend the summer solstice high on the fell tops under the Northumberland dark skies in a weekend of art, science and speculative fiction taking place at the UK’s only arts venue with an astronomical observatory, Allenheads Contemporary Arts.


Allenheads Contemporary Arts

The Old School House
NE47 9HR

Singing The World: The Dawn Chorus

Saturday, June 1, 2019

We invite you to a visual and sonic, sensory weekend.

Saturday and Sunday 1-2 June, 12-5pm @ACA Gallery Allenheads NE47 9HJ
Join us on Saturday for drinks in the gallery from 3-5pm

Join us and delve into the mysteries of birdsong with composer  Bennett Hogg, artist Mike Collier, film maker Merrie Snell and natural history sound recordist Geoff Sample.
The exhibition will feature paintings, a sound installation and prints in collaboration with Charrington Editions as well as screenings by Stefan Östersjö, Alan Smith and Jim Lloyd.  

Followed by a talk and Sound Presentation: When a Bird Sings

Saturday 1 June, 5.30pm @The Old School House NE47 9HR

Sound recordist and author of Collins Bird Songs and Calls Geoff Sample sheds light on the mysteries of birdsong and its emotional resonance for humankind. The talk is free but please reserve your place here: More details and tickets

Don't miss the special opening weekend, when you can meet all the artists and attend a fascinating talk and sound presentation by Geoff Sample.

Supported by the University of Sunderland and Newcastle University



Exhibition @ACA Gallery Allenheads NE47 9HJ

Talk and Sound Presentation @The Old School House NE47 9HR

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