There will be a public lecture ‘Thomas Bewick Walks: the Pedestrian Engraver’ by Peter Quinn, Chair of The Bewick Society, on the evening of Thursday 13th November.
Please encourage a friend or two to come along to ensure a good audience on
the evening. This event will take place in the Lamesley Room of the
Gateshead Civic Centre, starting at 6.30pm (lecture begins at 7pm
prompt), there will be time to view the ‘Bewick & Back: Wildlife,
Walking & Art’ exhibition and in the lecture room there will be an
exhibition on the walks i.e. photographs, poems and prose arising out
of the Bewick Walks.
The ‘Bewick & Back: Wildlife, Walking
& Art’ exhibition is located in the public art space of the
Gateshead Civic Centre and features an assemblage of new facsimiles
taken from Bewick's wonderful wood engravings. Car parking is available
at the Civic Centre (charges apply), which can be found using the
postcode NE8 1HH. If using public transport, the Civic Centre is around
four minutes walk from Gateshead Interchange. We hope you can get along
to see it at some time.
On Friday 24th October, the project
made the front page of The Journal, with an article about the
Exhibition, you can see this at http://www.thejournal.co.uk/north-east-analysis/analysis-news/north-east-artistic-great-thomas-7988585