Posts by venue: Hatton Gallery

Things to do in north east museums and galleries this summer

  The pick of the best summer events from Must-see Museums There are lots of things to keep the kids entertained over the school holidays at Tyneside’s museums and galleries. We’ve rounded up our pick of the best to help… Read more

Ten Things You May Not Know About Kurt Schwitters and the Merz Barn Wall

If you’re a regular reader of this blog (as if) you already know about Kurt Schwitters and his Merz Barn Wall sculpture, but if you’re new to the Hatton then I can sum it all up in just one word:… Read more

Showcase Shows Case for Paterson Pavilion

And the winner… …of the Hatton Showcase: Design For A Touring Pavilion 2017… …is…. Oh get on with it ….Toby Paterson! Cue shot of tearful artist receiving the crown and a kiss from last year’s winner before teetering down the… Read more

Putting The Hatton Hat On

‘I look ridiculous.’ ‘No you don’t, you look great.’ This brief call-and-response has been played out between myself and my partner many times over the years as she has repeatedly persuaded me, against my better judgement, to become ‘a man… Read more

The New Kids In Town

If you manage to make it past thirty without making a complete idiot of yourself (and for me that particular ship sailed and promptly sank some time ago) then you quickly learn that there is nothing sadder than someone of… Read more