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Community Garden


Image credit: Jason Hynes Photography Every Thursday from 2.00pm to 4.00pm We are working collaboratively with Middlesbrough Environment City and Investing in People and Culture (IPC) to create a community…

Art Trolley

Every Saturday, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Get creative with drop-in sessions for families. Packed with exciting materials and ideas to get children inventing, making and wondering, the Art Trolley provides space for imaginative and creative thinking and doing….

Cloth Club

Cloth Club is on every Thursday from 10.30am to 12.30pm This workshop is a chance to learn textile skills within a relaxed group.  This season we explore recycled fabrics experimenting with…

Creative Age

Thursdays, 1.30pm-3.30pm throughout 2018

Every Thursday 1.30pm – 3.30pm Creative Age is a series of dementia-friendly activities for adults. We offer free, drop in sessions every week that explore people’s ideas. We work with…

Drawing Class

Every Thursday, 5.45pm - 6.45pm

This is an exciting and friendly class in a relaxed and social atmosphere.  The drawing class takes place every Thursday evening, 5.45pm – 6.45pm.  It is a class for all abilities…


Every Thursday 10:00 to 11:30

Every Thursday   These interactive workshops for under-fives with their adults.  They encourage creative play and experimental making. The sessions start promptly at 10:00 and end at 11:30, please allow…

The Barrow

2 July 2019 11:00 am - 26 September 2019 4:00 pm

July sees the start of our summer adventure on The Barrow, a portable garden and place for making, swapping, plotting and talking about the environment and the future of the…

Community Lunch

18 July 2019 1:00 pm - 18 July 2019 2:00 pm

Meet new people and share ideas at the town’s public lunch. Food is free and available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Runs Like a Rumor and a Legend: John Berger’s Miners 30 Years On

19 July 2019 2:00 pm - 19 July 2019 4:30 pm

  Organised with artist Emily Hesse and academic Martyn Hudson, this seminar looks at the legacy of an exhibition by Knud and Solwei Stampe that took place 30 years ago…

Community Day, Summer Holiday

25 July 2019

With Preston Park Museum and Rivershack we spend the day meandering down the River Tees, exploring the museum and its garden, playing in the grounds and sharing a giant picnic. …

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