Whickham Photographic Club, meetings held on Friday evenings, 7.30pm at
Whickham Community Centre, Front Street. Friday, Where The Pixies Play, Sandy Furniss, ARPS, DPAGB, MPAGB, PSA3, from Stokesley, slides and prints. New members are always welcome.
CAEDMON Live - jazz, saxophone series, an exciting series of top saxophone players, all different, all brilliant at Caedmon Hall, Gateshead. Friday, April 30, Peter King
Quartet, 8pm, cost pounds 10/pounds 8 OAP and child.
ROSECARPE Horticultural Society meets monthly at Gateshead Civic Centre.
Membership pounds 4 per year plus 25p on the night. Call Rose or Morris Robinson on (0191) 413 8026.
LOCAL History Month in Gateshead - `Gateshead's Hidden History' walk on Sunday, May 2, 2.30pm and Sunday, May 23, 11am leaving from Gateshead Visitor Centre. Walk lasts 1 1/2 hours. If you want to know where your can find Archimedes' head, beehives and Old Father Time in Gateshead, then this is the walk for you.
QUAYSIDE Walk, Monday, May 11, 1am leaving from Gateshead Visitor Centre. Walk lasts 1 1/2 hours. Find out about the history of this area, with a closer look at some of the exciting new developments taking place.
TALK - Art and Architecture of Death, Tuesday, May 4, 7pm, Shipley Art Gallery. Discover some of the strange and bizarre ways in which people are commemorated after their death. Dr Tom Yellowley, chair, Ryton Local History Society.
FAMILY events: These are designed for both adults and children. Get Crafty, Shipley Art Gallery, Saturday, May 1, 10am- 1-2.30pm and 1-3pm. Make your own version of some of Gateshead's public art. Collage craft, Saturday, May 1, 10.30-11.30am, Central Library. Help make a Victorian collage screen.
VAL MORAN (0191) 414 2128