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The Northern Festival of Illustration bringing joy (of sex) to Hartlepool

The award-winning Northern Festival of Illustration is showcasing world-renowned illustrators, cartoonists and comic artists when it returns to Hartlepool in 2019 including the first showing outside of London of a ser... Read More
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Illustrator takes up residence in The ConTemporary in Hartlepool

An illustrator is taking up residence in Hartlepool as part of the build-up to The Northern Festival of Illustration 2019. Established north east illustrator Josie Brookes will be based at The ConTemporary gallery and... Read More
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Uplifting tale about life, death and dancing to take to the stage

A play that swings through a kaleidoscope of different scenes touching on life and death is being staged by acting students at The Northern School of Art. Buckets by Adam Barnard, which is being performed at the Schoo... Read More
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Photography students stage ‘Eclectic Spectacle’ in a homage to Hartlepool

A pop-up exhibition of original photographs celebrating Hartlepool and the people that live there is being staged by photography students at The Northern School of Art. Called ‘The Eclectic Spectacle’, the event is ta... Read More
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TopModel winner thanks fashion team for show-stealing outfit

The Teesside teacher who triumphed in a national modelling competition has revealed the look created by fashion lecturers at The Northern School of Art that she credits with helping her to steal the show. Billingham-b... Read More
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Full-scale luxury period train carriage stage set designed by students unveiled

A full-size replica of a period train carriage has been unveiled at the latest showcase of degree student work at The Northern School of Art. The impressive set, created by Level 5 (second year) BA (Hons) Production D... Read More
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The Northern School of Art opens its doors to showcase impressive range of creative qualifications

The Northern School of Art, the only specialist art and design school in the north east, is throwing open its doors on Saturday 23 March to showcase the wide array of skills-based creative courses it offers. Visitors ... Read More
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Fashion team create knock-out outfit to help model achieve her dream

A Teesside teacher is hoping that an outfit created by fashion lecturers at The Northern School of Art will help her to clinch the top spot in a prestigious national modelling competition. Fiona Harrington (pictured a... Read More
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IWD: Jayne Hemmins

Jayne specialised in printed textiles at University. Her first commission was a children’s interiors collection for Laura Ashley and from there she has gone on to sell work to companies across Europe, the USA, Japan a... Read More
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Acting lecturer’s play takes to the stage

A play written by a lecturer at The Northern School of Art about living with OCD is being staged at Northern Stage in Newcastle. Written by Jonny Bussell, the programme leader for the School’s BA (Hons) degree in Acti... Read More