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GemArts x Baltic Holi Festival of Colours

GemArts x Baltic Holi Festival of Colours

GemArts x Baltic

Holi Festival of ColoursDate: Saturday 30th March 2024Time: 12-4pmVenue: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BATickets: FREEJoin GemArts for Holi Festival of Colours hosted in partnership with BALTIC. Celebrate colour and the Holi tradition through creative workshops, Henna stations, dance, music and food.Enjoy exhibition tours and take part in creative workshops exploring South Asian art forms throughout the building. This joyous event will culminate in colour throwing at 3pm, where we will gather outdoors to throw colourful powder pigment and celebrate the arrival of spring. Usually celebrated in March, Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates spring, love, and new life. This event is for people of any faith and those with none.

Tickets have now sold out for the colour throw.  However the rest of the event is free to attend including workshops, music, performances and exhibitions.


Please don’t bring backpacks or your own powder pigment with you. Free pigment will be provided at the event.  After the event, please don't visit our gallery spaces as we try to keep our exhibitions clear of coloured pigment.

Supported by:Newcastle Hindu Temple, Chai Events, Spice FM and Gateshead Council

Wet weatherIn the event of wet weather, the colour throwing will not be able to go ahead. We look forward to welcoming you to Baltic for all of the indoor celebrations come rain or shine.

Nearest Metro: Gateshead

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