North Tyneside Steel Band – 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.

North Tyneside Steel band will perform on Baltic Square as the flag on top of BALTIC is raised. As the North East’s top steel band, the band play a wide variety of music ranging from traditional Caribbean, to pop, classical, jazz and Latin. Recent performances include: The Wickerman Festival, Cudrefin International Steelband Festival, Royal Albert Hall Schools Proms, National Festival of Music for Youth and BBC Young Folk Musician of the Year.

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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.