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Globe Hosts Launchpad Writing Workshop

Posted by David Coombes on Tuesday, May 26, 2015,
As we approach the last session of my group in the Globe Gallery, I realise I'm going to miss it and all the welcoming people.

I didn't know long in advance that the group would be displaced from our normal location in the National Trust building known as the Holy Jesus Hospital (once the Joicey Museum). It wasn't a problem, though, especially as the additional shift from morning to afternoon made it easier for several of my students, and me, to attend.

As it happens this was more importa...

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The Late Shows

Posted by Isobelle Boltt on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, In : Exhibitions & events 

On Saturday the 16th of May, it was all hands on deck at Globe in preparation for the Late Shows - the very first in our new premises on Pilgrim Street. In this new, central location - two doors down from Vane's unmissable multistory offering - we had high hopes for unprecedented crowds.

And we weren't disappointed: around 600 visitors streamed through the doors over the course of the night, which was a outstanding success.


Our twenty year history does precede us, but whilst there were plenty...
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George Chakravarthi : Thirteen

Posted by Cheryl Baty on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, In : Exhibitions & events 
If you are in Newcastle and have a spare few minutes I would definitely recommend that you see Chakravarthi’s show at Globe Gallery’s new venue on Pilgrim street (directly opposite Virgin Money) opening on April 30th. 

Although I am not an expert on Shakespeare, (I have possibly read Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, know that Othello is Moorish and that Elizabeth Taylor played Cleopatra alongside her husband Richard Burton’s Mark Anthony), Chakravarthi’s  ‘Thirteen’ for me certainly ca...


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Investors in Globe fundraising event a massive success!

Posted by Stephen Pritchard on Saturday, April 23, 2011, In : Exhibitions & events 

Photograph courtesy of Colin Davison (www.rosellastudios.com).

Thanks to everyone who came along to our opening event on Friday 15th April.  More than 450 visitors came along with many investing time, skills, equipment and money to become Investors in Globe.



Franko B performed for more than 2 hours in our main gallery space, mesmerising the audience.  Paul Grimmer's video installation brought serenity to the back stair well whilst Richard Phipps' perpetually spinning roulette wheel immersed vie...
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nähdä unta by Ben Jeans Houghton - full video...

Posted by Stephen Pritchard on Monday, March 7, 2011, In : Exhibitions & events 
nähdä unta by Ben Jeans Houghton.  This is the full video as shown during our Story Telling installation in North Shields which ended on 27th February 2011.



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