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Helen Winthorpe Kendrick, Beginnings and Endings – Exhibition opening at Crown Street Gallery

Join Helen Winthorpe Kendrick for the opening of her solo show at Crown Street Gallery, Darlington, 12.00-2.00pm on Feb 10th.

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Get involved at our next Work in Progress meeting

At our next meeting, artist and founder member of blimey! Carol Sommer is calling for artists or anyone interested in being involved, to come along and take part in contributing to one of her latest pieces –

I’m making a short film of women reading descriptions of Iris Murdoch’s fictional female characters and would like to invite as many women as are willing to take part, at the next blimey! meeting on Wednesday 2nd April from 7.30pm at Darlington Central Working Men’s Club, Beaumont Street, Darlington. Everyone very welcome and all contributions will be gratefully acknowledged.

Thank you!

Carol Sommer


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Scopophilia (2014), film still, Carol Sommer

There’s no need to get in touch to book a place or anything, just turn up on the night at 7.30pm.

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Artist talk in March

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22/02/2014 · 10:12 am

Feb Work In Progress

Thanks for everyone who came to our first WIP meeting of 2014. Next month, on Wed 5th March, there will be an artist talk. Further details TBC.





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First meeting of 2014

Following on from last year and deciding to hold our meetings on the first Wednesday of each month, our first meeting of 2014 will be on Wednesday 5th February at 7.30pm, upstairs in Darlington Central Working Mens Club.

This will be a ‘Work in Progress’ meeting so please come along and bring any ideas or art work that you’d like honest and friendly feedback on from the group.

We’ll also be planning our next series of artist talks and talking about further plans for the year.


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Christmas Effort!

blimey! Xmas Effort

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03/12/2013 · 5:33 pm

Next Artist Talk – Tony Charles

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Artist and founder director of Platform studios and Platform A Gallery, Tony Charles will be giving the next artist talk.

Everyone welcome

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Trash ‘n’ Treasure Art Bazaar in Darlington

Come along to Trash ‘n’ Treasure Art Bazaar on Sat 9th Nov, 11am-3pm at The Bridge Centre for Visual Arts on Hundens Lane, Darlington.

We’ll be having a stall there with loads of stuff on sale, from paint sets to old cameras. There’ll even be some artwork on sale from blimey! members, including prints, paintings, framed works and more…

It’ll be a great opportunity to meet new creative people and find out what Darlington has to offer to visual artists.



Visit the Facebook page here or find out more from the Navigator North website

If you want to have a stall too contact lisa@culturalconnectors.co.uk for a booking form. Stalls are £5 each, with all proceeds supporting future work at The Bridge.

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Usual place, usual time

Work In Progress – usual place, usual time (Darlington Central Club, 7.30pm, Wed 2nd Oct)


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James Paterson to give artist talk

Artist James Paterson, currently working on the Beehive Ballroom residency project at Lingfield Point which will be shown at the upcoming Festival of Thrift, is giving the next artist talk at blimey!

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The talk is taking place at our usual venue, Darlington Central Club, DL1 7RN, 7.30pm on   Wed 11th September.

£2 donation per person, everyone welcome.

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