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    Art & Museums,  England,  Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead

    14 Free Art Galleries In Newcastle Upon Tyne & Gateshead

    Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead might not be the first places you think of when you think of contemporary art galleries, but think again. Although they may be overlooked in favor of the bigger northern England cities such as Manchester and Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead have a thriving grass-roots arts scene which shouldn’t be underestimated. Over the last few decades, numerous new art galleries and organisations have popped up in converted warehouses and mills. They are giving new life from the industrial past for which the cities are perhaps more famous for. Artist-led studios and community groups are giving opportunities for local artists to showcase their work alongside…