Join us this spring and be inspired by the brilliance of Thomas Bewick.    

This March sees the launch of our exhibition B is for Bewick, a creative exploration of the world of Thomas Bewick
– artist, engraver and natural historian.

To mark the end of this extensive project, we'll be running free, Bewick-inspired workhshops here at the city library. Please find the full listings below.

The exhibition ( on Level 6 of Newcastle City Library until June 10) has been created and curated by people 55+ and those living with dementia who take part in our weekly creative workshops in Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside. Their artwork is showcased here together with the brilliance of Bewick’s prints and engravings.

Visual arts with Rosi Thornton: Thursdays, March 21, 28 and April 4, 11 and 18, 10.30am - 12.30pm on Level 2 of the city library. Please note, the workshop on April 11 is family-friendly and open to all.

Creative writing with Ceinwen Haydon: Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16 and 23, 1pm  - 3pm on Level 6 of the city library.

Bewick Walking tour in Newcastle with City Guides: Tuesday April 30. Booking essential, please email to book your place. 1.30pm - 3pm from behind St Mary's Cathedral on Bewick Street.

Visual arts and creative writing with Elizabeth Baker: Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21 and June 4, 1pm - 3pm on Level 6 of the city library.

Book your place or register your interest in Out and About with Thomas Bewick.

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