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The Holy Biscuit

About Us

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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Also at The Holy Biscuit


Ash Wednesday

Image: George Shaw, Ash Wednesday, 8:30 a.m., 2004/5, Humbrol enamel on board.   Today is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the season of Lent, the traditional time in the Christian calendar when we are called to be opened up to a greater spiritual awareness both on an individual level and as a society. As […]

What would your message be?

We at the Holy Biscuit are delighted to be working with Student Life at Northumbria on the We Are Women project. In this blog post, Anne Witton from Student Life shares some thoughts on the inspiration behind this great project, ahead of the exhibition’s official launch this week. At the heart of the Christian faith is […]

Truth & Faith

At the heart of The Holy Biscuit is a commitment to understanding the truth and impact of the Christian faith, not just in our work but in every fibre of our being. To be committed to the pursuit of truth is to be committed to all aspects of human existence and reality – the political, social, spiritual and emotional. Additionally we believe it […]

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Previously at The Holy Biscuit…

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