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Art Car Boot Fair 2022

Sat 16 & Sun 17 July 11am-5pm

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 July, 11.00-17.00


As part of our 20th Birthday Weekend celebrations, we're hosting our first ever Art Car Boot Fair. Shop affordable art from over 50 artists including painters, ceramicists, printmakers, zine-makers and sculptors.

Food and drink stalls will be open to buy refreshments from Acropolis, Little Bao Bar, Palominos Ice Cream and North Shore Coffee. Live DJ sets from Slack’s Radio will complete the alfresco experience.

Once you're all shopped out, you can explore the many other activities, tours and events that we're hosting for our 20th Birthday Weekend.

Full list of vendors:

Adam Pointer / Alex Sickling / ALISON HILL / Art of Shroomin / Barry Fox / Bianco Perry / Cedric Charleuf Art / Chilli Studios / Chris Cox Ceramics / Darren Cairney / Davis Mills / Eden Chapman-Maurice / Emma Peach / GRAHAM DOLPHIN / hannah scully / Helen Nicholson Illustration / helenpickardceramics / itspronouncedzine / Jimmy Turrell / Jenny Dyson / Jesmonite North / Jude Sowter Allcock / Just Florence Art / Katherina Radeva / Kevin Day / Kimi Marlowe / Kitty Finegan / Lanabagu / Len Cole Studio / Lincoln Lightfoot / LJ Matthews Art / Lyndsey Turner / Mark Bletcher / Michael Burkitt / Mishka Henner / Mul Draws / Northeast Landmarks / Olive's Bookclub / Pamela Ormston Art / Parttimepainter / Photographic Alchemi / Pop Network / Popchoc / Precious Murphy / Rollvolver / Ryan Huntley / ShedArt / Shop That Sells Art / Simon Raven / Skullbag / Slugtown / Sofia Barton Illustration / Solomon Agginie / Stephane Francis-Shanahan / Unparalleled / Visuals By J.O.D. / wdus art / World of Eldritch

Useful tips for your visit:

We recommend travelling by public transport if you are able to, as our main car park will be closed.

• Newcastle Central Station or Gateshead Metro Interchange are the closest Metro stops to BALTIC. Find out about Nexus' Take the Kids for Free promise.

• Gateshead Bus Interchange or Newcastle Central Station are the closest bus stations. The Voltra 53 & Voltra 54 buses run every 12 minutes during the day and directly serve BALTIC. They start from both Gateshead Interchange and Newcastle Central Station. You can find the timetables here: Service 54 Service 53

• Plan your visit to our 20th Birthday Weekend by bus here. Find out about Go North East’s Family Day Ticket, and full ticket range here.

• BALTIC's main car park will be closed, please use alternative car parks. Quarryfield Road Car Park is just up the bank from BALTIC, opposite Gateshead College. If using Sage Gateshead car park, the usual steps down to BALTIC are not available as this area is under development.

• BALTIC is accessible by bike via South Shore Road and the Gateshead Millennium Bridge. There are bike racks located on Baltic Square, near BALTIC's main entrance. The bike racks are maintained by Gateshead Council and are free to use.