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The Holy Biscuit

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Housed in a specially refurbished Methodist Church, The Holy Biscuit is an arts organisation based in Shieldfield, Newcastle. Our mission is to facilitate the production and exhibition of the contemporary arts, to foster local regeneration through creative social engagement and to encourage the dialogue between art and faith.

Working with schools, community groups, artistic collectives and other partners we aim to enrich the cultural and social landscape of Shieldfield and Newcastle. We welcome collaborations with like-minded organisations or individuals.

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White-washed walls at The Holy Biscuit

Back in June this year, The Holy Biscuit had the pleasure of hosting two students on a placement from Cranmer Hall, a theological college that is part of Durham University. Thomas Sharp and Rachael Garland visited The Holy Biscuit during an exhibition changeover time when no artwork was on display. Despite this, both Rachael and […]

Photo: A Barker Photos This Summer, we were excited to collaborate with artist Frances Arnold for Shadow Play, a project aiming to bring light into our community through art. Fran responded to the theme by creating playful activities for children at Hotspur Primary, members of our Painting for Fun class and visitors to Heaton Festival, where […]

The Holy Biscuit is partnering with Northumbria University’s Think Physics project and artists, for an exhibition and events to coincide with The Late Shows. This show will be an artistic interpretation of the science behind the sun, marking 2015 as the UN International Year of Light. We are looking for artists who are interested in […]

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