Bridges Festival


‘~Flow’ is a tidemill on the River Tyne, which generates its own power using a tidal waterwheel, and converts this into sounds and data though various instruments. Electro-acoustic musical alchemy…. ~Flow was created by Owl Project and Ed Carter, and is moored by Newcastle’s Millenium Bridge until 16 September – see for more information. …

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Flooding in Newcastle

The weather in Newcastle was fine for most of the Bridges Festival, with the exception of the occasional shower. Then very, very suddenly on Sunday afternoon – just after photographing the giant print made by Northern Print and the ‘Stupendous Steamroller’ (see previous post), and just before I was due to walk back uphill from …

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Bridges Festival

Photos from the first day of the Bridges Festival, Newcastle Gateshead (Saturday 4 August 2012). Now in its second year, the festival unleashes two days of entertainment along the banks of the River Tyne, with art, street theatre, dance and other performances, surrounded by buildings such as the Sage, Baltic, and the Millenium and Tyne …

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