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August 1, 2013

Print & Bookmaking @36 Lime Street with Theresa Easton

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Print & Bookmaking in the Ouseburn Valley, the cultural heart of Newcastle.

Ideal for beginners and those with some experience of printmaking or bookmaking, this introductory workshop is a great way of making original books, with a special handmade quality.

Next workshop:

Saturday 17th August 2013 10-4pm

Price: £55 (including all materials)

To book: Download an application form HERE

Tel: 07981381830



36 Lime Street, Ouseburn Valley, Newcastle NE1 2PQ

August 1, 2013

Studio Available

Studio 2D is available for reassignment this summer dates subject to negotiation with outgoing Member

Studio 2D has two large windows overlooking the Ouseburn River. There is a raised area at the windows to make best use of the sun that pours through in the morning. Next to the stairs up to the mezzanine there is some built in storage space that runs all the way along to the wall. There is strip lighting and 8 power sockets. The studio doesn’t have running water but is located opposite the toilets and communal sinks on the corridor.

Quarterly rent of £338.39
The current Member is looking for a £1,920.00 Premium to re-assign the lease.

Bills    Electricity is charged on a usage basis with the cost of the communal areas shared between studios. Members are responsible for arranging their rates and other utilities as well as supplying and maintaining appropriate fire safety equipment for their practice, PAT testing their portable appliances and inspections of other electrical supplies.
Studio Management 36 Lime Street provides affordable studios by keeping management fees to a minimum. The studios are run by it’s Members, from taking responsibility for fire safety to overseeing building works, putting the bins out to organising exhibitions and studio tours, open studios and other events, redecorating corridors and sitting on the Board of Directors. All Members are expected to contribute to the running of the studios. An average of 5 General Committee meetings are held each year and the Board of Directors meet once a month.

Viewings To arrange a viewing of the studio please contact Allyson Blackman on 07719 584 819 or email

Interviews Will be held during the week of August 19th. Deadline for interview request 12pm Monday 12th August

Please contact Rachel to request an interview:

36 Lime Street Ltd’s guiding principle is to provide secure, affordable studio spaces for rent for creative artists, and in doing so to contribute towards the regeneration of the building and the area. We aim to foster the principles of co-operation in members involvement with industry and commerce, training and education, and leisure and recreational activities.

36 Lime Street is proud to be a member of the National Federation of Artists’ Studio Providers.