Visual artist Yvette Hawkins and I have been commissioned to produce a new paper and light installation, titled Reveal // Conceal, which will be exhibited at an event to be held at Bedlington Community Centre in celebration of the year-long Bedlington Creatives project.
Bedlington’s first arts festival will bring together local talent and some of the regions finest artists in an event celebrating arts, crafts and music.
The inaugural festival is inspired by the history of Bedlington itself is open Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February from 10am – 4pm. A prieview event will be held from 7pm on Friday 17th February.
The weekend will include exhibits, activities for children under 5 with puppets and music, music to enjoy with the centre’s Ukulele group and choir performing, and the café will be open for refreshments.
The project has been created by the Bedlington Creatives group and project managed by Blyth based textile artist Sheila Biggs. Creative Producer Andrea MacDonald will curate the exhibition.