Butetown's major claim to fame is that superstar Shirley Bassey was born and brought up here. At the beginning of the ... More
Butetown History & Arts Centre
Butetown's major claim to fame is that superstar Shirley Bassey was born and brought up here. At the beginning of the twentieth century however, with the coal trade at its height, it was home to a thriving community made up of more than 50 different nationalities from all over the world. The Butetown History & Arts Centre was set up as a celebration of this rich ethnic diversity. They have a mass of archive material and organize a series of exhibitions, community and schools arts projects and social events, seeking to bring together people from all backgrounds. The exhibition gallery is small but fascinating to look around, with a regularly changing program and free entry.
In this imposing limestone building of the Fremantle Arts Centre, visitors will find contemporary art exhibitions, Fremantle's local history museum,
superb crafts, a tempting retail gallery, shaded lawns and a sunny courtyard cafe. Originally built as a lunatic asylum ...
The Baltic occupies a former 1950s flour mill overlooking the Tyne. The Baltic is home to five galleries, studios, workshops
and features a rooftop restaurant with breathtaking views of Tyneside. A variety of art exhibitions take place from time ...
Salford Museum & Art Gallery is of particular interest for its recreation of a typical northern street at the turn
of the century, complete with local pub, chemist's shop, Victorian parlor and worker's cottage. It also houses a comprehensive ...