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Lets Meet in the Middle Symposium

Alphabetti Theatre


Let’s Meet in the Middle .....

Symposium, Saturday, 10 March, 1pm - 5pm, Alphabetti Theatre, St James Boulevard, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4HP

Does a divide exist between community residencies and contemporary arts practice? Do they have a different value? What is the difference?  We propose an event to unpack these questions and find a middle ground: A day of creative dialogue, where a mix of people explores the language, integrity, intent, status, politics and judgements of aesthetic value surrounding community engaged work; an event for artists, curators, cultural programmers, project participants and community partners.

Our aim is to create a platform to bring fresh relevance to this invaluable debate.

Event facilitated by Dr Judy Thomas, Northumbria University, David Butler, Newcastle University and Newcastle Arts Team, Newcastle City Council

For further information, please contact Dr Judy Thomas on email

This event is free to attend and please complete the online to register your place

This event is organised in partnership with Newcastle City Council and Newcastle University.




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Alphabetti Theatre
St James Boulevard
Newcastle upon Tyne


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