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In dialogue with artists, organisations and arts workers, the library runs an itinerant programme of events including workshops, exhibitions, screenings and talks at venues in the region and further afield. Please get in touch if you would be interested in collaborating, we are always excited to work with new people.

In conversation with Jayne Dent

June 2020: Holly Argent speaks to Jayne Dent about her project with material from the library, ‘the waves like braids, unravelling’.

Newcastle rock and rollers of the 1960's courtesy of The Chronicle

Closing Party

8 September 2018: Workplace Programme – Join us for a closing event celebrating the Women Artists of the North East Library exhibition.

Ghost cocoon

Artist Talk with Sam Ainsley

6 September 2018: Workplace Programme – Sam Ainsley gives a talk about her practice and years of experience working in arts education.

Still from Seescapes (2014) by Geetha J

Eyeliner: A Film Screening

3 September 2018: Workplace Programme – An eclectic film programme of works from documentary, animation to installation, by artists and filmmakers associated with the North East.

She Riffs – A Performance Event

23 August 2018: Workplace Programme – Three presentations of re-worked versions of performance and drawing by artists in the Library’s programme at Workplace Gallery.

Image courtesy of Cinenova Archive

Film screening: Veronica 4 Rose (1982)

21 August 2018: Workplace Programme – A showing of Veronica 4 Rose (1982) by Melanie Chait following the lives of young lesbians in Newcastle, Liverpool and London.

Living Organism – A Film Screening

20 August 2018: Workplace Programme – An evening of films from Kate’s Liston, Joyce Wieland and Ella Bergmann-Michel expanding on Kate’s work in the show.

Feminist Walk of Newcastle

21 June 2018: A feminist walk of the city devised with Prof Maggie O’Neill for The Sociological Review Conference 2018, Gateshead.

Reading List at BALTIC

21 April 2018: Event making a Reading List in the BALTIC Library as part of the Self Publishing Artists Market.

Walking Library for Walking Women

27 January 2018: Dee Heddon from The Walking Library conducts a walking event in the streets of Newcastle with the WANE Library and The Northern Charter.