Box Office: 0191 454 1234

Gallery Art Classes and Events

All materials provided unless otherwise stated – for all sewing classes, please bring a basic sewing kit and any fabrics or threads you may wish to use. Limited places so advance booking and payment is essential.

To book please
call our Box Office
Tel: 0191 4541234, or you can come down to The Customs House and book in person

For Adult Learners.

Creative Masterclasses Spring 2016


Saturday 30 January
Pique Assiette

With Natalie Henderson
Bring along old china, jewellery, buttons, shells and ornaments to be re-worked into a beautiful mosaic.
10am-3pm £15

Saturday 27 February
Make It…Springtime!
With Kath Price

Try out or develop a range of textile techniques: clippy and hooky mat making, crazy patchwork, hand embroidery to make a selection of items.
10am-3pm £15

Saturday 12 March
Tiles and Tea Bowls

With Di Rutledge
Create your own bisqueware pottery and add your own drawn decorations using underglaze pencils.

10am-3pm £15

Saturday 26 March
Make Do and Mend

With Gaynor Devaney
In response to Gaynor Devaney and Anne Curtis’s exhibition Dreaming of Home, learn the art of decorative mending to create a beautiful textile memento.

10am-3pm £15

Saturday 9 April
Upcycle Your Clothes

With Ailish Henderson
Make something new from something old.  Basic sewing equipment, buttons, beads and fabric markers will be provided, along with the use of one sewing machine on the day.
10am-3pm £15

Saturday 23 April
Journal Making Workshop

With Anne Proctor
Make a book you can use as a travel journal, event planner, gardening or cookery diary. Start saving your interesting materials now!

10am-3pm £15


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Opening Hours

Box Office
Sun - Tues 10am - 6pm,
Wed - Sat 10am - 8pm.
Performance days
Box Office open until 8pm

The Green Room
10.00am - 4pm - 
non performance days
10:00am - Late -
performance days

10:00 - 20:30 (Performance Days)
10:00 - 18.00 (Non performance days, Sun & Bank Hols)