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Open Studios 15 August 2018
Brighton Road Open Studios

27th - 28th October 2018

Come along and see behind the closed doors at Brighton Road Studios in this first [of what we hope to be annual] Open Studios Event in Gateshead

The Great North Passion 29 June 2014
The Great North Passion

Reuben at Intrinsic Lines has completed a BBC film and live installation project, which involved the use of twelve shipping containers to mark the various stations of the Crucifixion.

Peculiar Disco Moves 13 August 2013
Peculiar Disco Moves


Jo Oliver of Jowheretogo is currently working with Northeast post-Britpop band Peculiar Disco Moves.

Act Positive lead the way at Emotional Intelligence conference 17 July 2013


Brighton Road Studios tenant Katharine Roff of Act Positive led the UK delegation to Nexus EQ, an international conference for Emotional Intelligence this June at Harvard in Boston.

Cap-a-Pie bringing a little happiness to pupils 01 June 2013

This Spring/Summer saw Cap-a-Pie work on developing an opera production with Year 3 pupils from West Park Academy in Darlington. The opera was based on The Quiltmaker’s Gift, a picture book by Jeff Brumbeau.

Open for business 15 March 2012

Well - the builders have finished + artists and designers have moved in. Brighton Road Studios is now open and ready for business!

Glad we are branded 01 February 2012

Brighton Road Studios has now been branded! We chose those clever boys at Glad creative to come up with and develop the identity for the whole project. 

Building works start 05 December 2011
stp site board

Today sees the start of work at Brighton Road Studios. The main building contract has been awarded to STP construction, a local firm who have worked on some similar buildings for other creative organisations in the region. STP were chosen as they provided a good price and good timescale for this project.

The final Design... 28 October 2011
Brighton Road Studios elevations drawings


This week marks an important point in the development of Brighton Road Studios.


The wheels start to turn [finally!] 01 September 2011
Brighton Road Studios

On the 1st of September the sale of Brighton Road Church finally went through and Mushroom Works CIC are now the proud owners of a church [soon to be studios!]

With Help from Arts Council England, One North East via ERDF and Gateshead Council, Mushroom Works CIC has secured enough funding to buy and refurbish this lovely building.

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