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
Bensham Grove is a beautiful Grade II listed building that is rather magical in the evening. The centre has a wonderful reputation as a Centre of Excellence for Art and Craft and its diverse community learning courses. The 2016 Late will offer guided historical tours, Latin Dancing, and a variety of make and take practical craft sessions such as Stained glass work, paper-craft, crochet and a textile applique workshop. All materials will be supplied and refreshments will be available.