Touring textile/poetry installationAnne Dauber and textile artist Lone Helliwell begin the Barnard Castle Winning Words legacy by launching the textile/poetry installation at NeST on Thursday 4th October at 7p.m. This will be the first opportunity for members of the public to view the artwork which was developed from Anne’s winning poem The Great Grey Barn. Postcards of the piece are available from NeST gallery in Newgate, priced at 50p each. Proceeds will be used to hold further poetry events in the community.

The installation will be on display at NeST gallery until Sunday 14th October. It will then begin a tour of village halls, business and community spaces as follows:

15th to 29th October – Butterknowle Village Hall

1st to 15th November – Woodleigh in Barnard Castle

17th November to 1st December – Egglestone Village Hall

20th December to 3rd January – Anthony Nixon Furniture, Barnard Castle

28th January to 11th February – Hamsterley Village Hall

If you would like to arrange to display the piece in your area, contact NeST gallery on

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