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This Is Unthinkable

The need for people to step up and join the Powburn Show Committee is now urgent – and we need your help!

THE LAST POWBURN SHOW took place in 2019. Since then, the global coronavirus pandemic has prevented it taking place. Its organisation is overseen by a dedicated committee of volunteers who were looking to 2022 as the first opportunity since the start of the pandemic to have the Show up and running again and, once more, serving the local community. However…

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Gallery of Wonder on Tour video

Science, art and wonder…

The Gallery of Wonder on Tour exhibition at the Powburn Show 2015 was a great success.

It surprised visitors who had expected a traditional country show with dog trials, wrestling and jam-making with a “showground curiosity” from the past… “a black tent full of video installations, and taxidermy and all manner of strange and engaging things!”

Wow! That’s the reaction we’re looking for!

Funded by Arts Council England, Berwick Visual Arts, Newcastle University’s Institute for Creative Arts Practice and Northumberland County Council, the Gallery of Wonder on Tour exhibition aimed to encourage questioning of relationships between art and science, gallery spaces and museums.

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