Beat This – Raising the Flag – Lubaina Himid

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A twelve-week programme of activities accompanies Lubaina Himid’s Our Kisses are Petals exhibition. The programme celebrates the raising of the flag on BALTIC’s exterior West face each Sunday at 11am with events and happenings on Baltic Square from community groups, musicians, artists and performers.

Head to Baltic Square for a performance by Beat This, a loud percussion group who believe that people with additional needs should be seen and heard. Beat This was born through a strong creative friendship with Brazilian art activists Afro Reggae who use culture as their tool to bring about change in communities. Beat This perform using percussion instruments from all around the world. The group are supported by the Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company.

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Venue: Baltic Square

  • Baltic Square
  • (Outside BALTIC, Centre for Contemporary Art)
    Gateshead
    NE8 3BA

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  • All entrances onto Baltic Square are wheelchair accessible.
  • Parking at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art for Blue Badge holders.
  • Accessible toilet facilities within BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.