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Picture shows from l to r: Will Pattison (18, Ponteland High School), Denis Hackett (17, St Leonard’s Catholic School, Durham), Beth Dutson (17, Queen Elisabeth Grammar School, Penrith), James Ophelia (17, Churchill Community College, Wallsend), and Brodie Scott (17, St Cuthbert’s High School, Newcastle)

A unique workshop that offered aspiring architects the chance to ‘test’ their future career proved so popular that double the number of expected applicants applied.

The Testing Ground workshop, set in the inspirational environment of Kielder Water & Forest Park and aimed at students from Years 12 and 13 who are considering studying architecture, hoped to attract 18 pupils yet over double that amount applied.

The enthusiasm for the subject has led to organiser, the award-winning Kielder Art & Architecture programme, already planning to run another course in summer 2013. (more…)

Janue Chairs

Janus Chairs

The largest open air art and architecture gallery in the country has been brought to life with an interactive new website.

For the first time the Kielder Art & Architecture Programme in Northumberland has its own dedicated website, created by Newcastle based Sumo Design, to inspire art lovers across the globe.

Peter Sharpe, curator for the programme in Kielder Water & Forest Park said: “Kielder’s reputation and award-winning body of work is not only of interest to the general public but also a specialised arts audience both nationally and internationally. This dedicated new website enables greater access for all and really showcases the full scope of the programme’s success”.

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