July - December 2022

ArtHouses:22 presents a programme of arts events and activities that makes new connections and conversations with contemporary arts practices in Whitley Bay. Working with people and venues in the town, ArtHouses:22 creates unique situations to exhibit and experience artworks, that explore the possibilities of hosting artworks in people’s homes and the interconnected ecologies of public and private space.




13 October 2022 7:30pm
Louise Ashcroft and Fritha jenkins host a special edition of their funny live art night UNPERFORMING, to Whitley Bay, bringing you sketches, performances and more from artists across the North East.

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Home Actions
August - December 2022
This ongoing series of micro-events hosted in people's homes will celebrate the home as a place of action. Each event will bring together new groups of people, creating spaces to engage with contemporary arts practices, through workshops, making, film screenings and shared spaces for conversation.

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Co-produced artworks with Home Actions
December 2022
Through the Home Actions programme we will develop a co-produced exhibition of new work, that is made with people living in Whitley Bay, and explores the wider themes of the project. More information on how to take part to follow shortly...



30 - 31 July 2022
Our programme launced at the endo July with REVISIT, a weekend event which brought digital works commissioned over the last two years of ArtHouses into the physical space of a home in Whitley Bay. Artworks by : Bil Woodhouse, Dolores Ramona, Fritha Jenkins, Jen Southern, Kate Liston, Lesley Guy & Tom O'Sullivan and Petra Szemán

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Rock Up! @ St Marys Lighthouse
17th September 2022 11am-5pm
Rock Up! For a day of rocky thinking, talking and exploring at St Mary’s Lighthouse with Rocky Climates artists research collective.

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Support & Partnerships
We are really pleased to receive funding from an Arts Council National Lottery Project Grant with additional support from Whitley Bay Big Local and North Tyneside Council. We will also be working in partnership with The Newbridge Project and Laurels.