We are seeking photographs, memories and stories about your time spent in Northumberland Heath across the years, that capture the essence and vibrant history of the area to be included in an exhibition celebrating the past and present of the area as part of Northumberland Heath: Now & Then. Nothing’s too big or small! We want to know it all.
About the Exhibition:
Northumberland Heath: Now & Then is a festival showcasing art, heritage and community connection. A community-generated exhibition will celebrate the rich past and present of Northumberland Heath by weaving together personal narratives, photographs, and cherished memories submitted by locals past and present. Through this exhibition, we will create a collective portrait of the area and the people who have lived, worked and built their lives here.
About Northumberland Heath: Now & Then:
Gallery No.32 is excited to announce the upcoming Northumberland Heath: Now & Then, a celebration of Northumberland Heath’s history and the people who have shaped it over the years. Immerse yourself in a community-generated art exhibition, discover a captivating public art trail, and participate in a series of free creative workshops exploring themes of collective history, modernity, intergenerational connection, and community resilience.
We eagerly await your submissions and look forward to celebrating the rich tapestry of Northumberland Heath together.
Open Call Details:
We invite all community members, both current and former residents, to participate and share their unique perspectives.
We welcome all submissions.
Photographs: Dig into your personal archives and share old photographs that depict Northumberland Heath through the years. These images can include friends and family, street scenes, landmarks, events, or everyday moments that hold special significance.
Memories: Unearth your fondest memories of Northumberland Heath. Whether it's a heartwarming anecdote, a childhood recollection, or a story passed down through generations, we want to hear your personal connections to this neighbourhood. If it’s easier to send a recording, just let us know.
Stories: Share your narratives about the people, places, or events that have shaped Northumberland Heath. These stories can be historical accounts, personal experiences, or tales that capture the spirit of the area.
Artwork, artefacts, short films, oral histories, poems, and more.
Nothing’s too big or small! We want to know it all.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday 8 September 2023. Please ensure your contributions are received by this date.
Please complete this form to submit your memories.