BEYOND Open Weekend, Allenheads Contemporary Arts

  • North East
  • interdisciplinary arts, visual arts
  • Helen Ratcliffe



Date: Saturday 23 June - Sunday 24 June

Time: 12:00 - 17:00*

Location: Allenheads Contemporary Arts, Olds School House, Allenheads, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 9HR

All welcome at ACA to preview projects from the BEYOND programme.  With events happening across the weekend, come down to see: 

Cloud Chamber - Susan Eyre

Witness beautiful trails made by cosmic particles that constantly pass through us and our world unseen. 

Astronomical Vision Training Device - Annie Carpenter

Always wanted to improve your stargazing?  Come down and try out Annie Carpenter's Astronomical Vision Training Device; part sculpture, part amateur contraption, visitors are welcome to enhance their experience of the night sky by improving their nigth vision. 


Come and discover at our new large scale mural, created by A-level students from Queen Elizabeth High School, Hexham with artist Tod Hanson. 


Marvel at the homemade drawing bots made by local children with artist Zoe Benbow, and the imaginary planet they have created!

A Midsummer Night's Drone

Time*: sunset 23 June - sunrise 24 June 

Join noisemakers and musicians from across the UK for a midsummer night's ritual.  Either join us at ACA on the night, or submit an instrument or piece or code, and help us to drone the night away! Facebook event

The whole weekend is FREE to all.  Hope to see you there!