At the end of April we held our “Conjunctions” study day, a collaboration between the Holy Biscuit, Sputnik (the arts initiative within Catalyst network) and St Dominic’s Priory (Catholic church in the Ouseburn). Three weeks on, it’s time to reflect on the day and share those reflections. Around 40 people, all involved in some kind of […]

“Our street art does many things. It takes a woolly hold on forgotten public spaces and gives them soul. It treats the whole world as an art gallery. It encourages others to bring their own city to life in ways only they can imagine.” -Knit the City   The Holy Biscuit are commissioning a piece of public art and we need […]

Missa: Contemporary Dance @ St Dominic’s Priory
11th October 2012

The Holy Biscuit is delighted to be writing about Missa, an upcoming dance performance by the Eliot Smith Company. Having premiered in Westminster Cathedral last year, Missa is a contemporary dance work inspired by the structures and gestures of the Mass.   Our good friend Dominic White (founder of Cosmos Dance) is patron of Eliot Smith’s Company […]

PlayToon & PlayOut – Outside/IN
16th May 2012

Sebastian Messer of Northumbria’s School of the Built & Natural Environment installs the exhibition. Image Courtesy PlayToon. This week marks the official launch of Outside/IN. The PlayToon exhibition is installed in the Sanctuary and preparations for this weekend are going forward. The official launch of the project will be this Friday at 6pm and the PlayOut event will run […]

Cosmos Dance Workshop – This Saturday
24th April 2012

Come down the Holy Biscuit this Saturday for the Cosmos Dance Workshop, led by Fr. Dominic White and hosted by THB. The workshop will be an introduction to the Cosmos Dance, an innovative project that seeks to reconnect the arts, spirituality, and the environment. 10.30 – 2.00 pm Film, presentation, dance improv class, and discussion […]

ADVENT: Mark Your Calendars
16th November 2011

Flyers for the Advent exhibition are finding their way around town today and tomorrow. The exhibition, opening December 1, will explore the theme of Advent, and will feature work by Newcastle-based artists and artists from around England. Works from the exhibition will then travel to the town of Wooler, for an exhibition, in collaboration with […]