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Celebrating Age


Celebrating Age is a programme of creative engagement with the over 55s. Through it we cultivate new ways of thinking about ageing and work with a range of partners to make Middlesbrough a…

Community Campus Learning Garden

Thursdays from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Image credit: Jason Hynes Photography We work with experts, students and artists who are passionate about the environment.  Come along to learn about food, ecology, horticulture and to share skills…

Cloth Club

Every Thursday 10:30am - 12:30pm (during term time only)

PLEASE NOTE: Cloth Club runs during Middlesbrough Council school term dates. Cloth Club is on every Thursday from 10.30am to 12.30pm This workshop is a chance to learn textile skills within…

Creative Age

Thursdays, 1.30pm-3.30pm

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…

Life Drawing Class

Every Thursday, 5.45pm - 6.45pm

“Loved it, ideal length in time to do various drawing. Really good direction” “Really enjoyable, lots of great advice” “As a beginner, I really enjoyed it! Teacher was very good”…


Every Thursday 10:00 to 11:30

PLEASE NOTE: Mini MIMA runs during Middlesbrough Council school term dates. These are interactive workshops for under-fives and their adults. They encourage creative play and experimental making. The sessions start…

Spotlight Tours

Tuesday to Saturday 12.30pm and 3.00pm, Sundays 1.00pm

Our team provide free daily tours, giving their thoughts on artworks, exhibitions and architecture. Tours run from Tuesday to Saturday 12:30 and 15:00 and on a Sunday at 13:00. Head…

Cultural Conversations

Thursdays, 11.30am-3:00pm

These sessions support those learning English. Together we develop speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through creative games and conversations.

Community Lunch

We are taking a break from Community Lunch

We are currently taking a break from Community Lunch. Our Community Day activities continue throughout the day; Mini MIMA, Cloth Club, Cultural Conversations, Creative Age, Community Campus Learning Garden and…

Self-Guided Art Trolley

Every Saturday, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

We encourage you, family and friends to explore, make and wonder using the exciting materials available on the Art Trolley. Children to be supervised by their adult at all times.

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