Bensham Grove Community Centre

Bensham Grove has provided the community with Adult Education opportunities since the 1920s. The Centre is an English Heritage Grade 2-listed building bequeathed by Elizabeth Spence Watson in 919 Elizabeth Spence Watson. In 1948, the former Spence Watson house was handed over to Gateshead Council as a venue for Adult Education.

Sidney Grove, Gateshead, NE8 2XD

0191 433 6450

19. Bensham Grove

16th May

Join us for two hands-on workshops and the chance to look around this recently restored Grade ll listed building which @thelateshows #thelateshows boasts beautiful stained glass, ceramics, metal work and embroideries. Some of our tutors will be on hand to give visitors a chance to etch their own small piece of Heritage glass. Jewellery making is also a very popular course in Bensham Grove’s portfolio - why not come along and make a unique and stylish friendship bracelet?

Bensham Grove Community Centre Sidney Grove, Gateshead, NE8 2XD

20. FRESH North East @ Bensham Grove

16th May

FRESH North East presents a double-bill of brand new dance works curated especially for The Late Shows. FRESH North East is an artist led initiative providing opportunities for dance artists to present short works in an informal studio setting. Visit to view the artists who will be performing at the event.

Show Times: 7:30pm and 9:30pm

Bensham Grove Community Centre Sidney Grove, Gateshead, NE8 2XD

Maintained by Harry Bailey