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November 11, 2014

Fancy a brew amidst all that shopping? Then pop down to Toffee Factory over the Open Studios weekend to explore the history of the Ouseburn area and the surrounding communities. Everyone is welcome to get hands-on with objects, peruse photographs and watch film footage from the heritage collections of Ouseburn Trust, Byker Lives and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Local artist Lindsay Duncanson will be running a drop-in print workshop and there will be free tea and biscuits on offer too.


Butter Dish


If it’s a sweet tooth you wish to indulge then Sugar Down Bakery will be selling their finest freshly baked battenburgs and cakes aplenty, throught Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

And Scream for Pizza will be serving a variety of pizzas from their cute little van over lunch on SUNDAY only.

For food if you are visiting on Saturday, The Tyne have their Christmas fair, too, across the way, 12 pm onwards.


Saturday 29 November 11pm  – 4pm

Sunday 30 November 12pm – 4pm


There’s so much going on over Ouseburn Open Studios weekend so get planning your itinerary now!

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