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February 2024
A beautiful Tapestry produced by citizens of Ukraine and Northumberland at Minerva, and now displayed in Hexham Abbey.
November 2023
Christian and Jane begin creating Christmas decorations.
October 2023
This video looks at the making of one wood product
October 2023
This video gives a brief outline of the way screen printing is used at Minerva
October 2023
Baseball Type Hats with Unique Designs will be available shortly
September 2023
The Minerva Centre has been given some very interesting boxes
August 2023
Christian Steward makes a childrens coat rack
February 2023
Preparations for Valentine’s Day
February 2023
Minerva has two beautiful new designs that are being silk screen printed onto bags, oven gloves and t-shirts
January 2023
Sharron has been coming to Minerva for 18 years…
November 2022
Student Rebecca is working on her jewellery designs that will soon be going up for sale in the Minerva shop.
November 2022
Student Tom painting a bespoke table
June 2022
In Memory of Hannah Wrighton: 3rd May 1986 - 7th June 2022
November 2021
Sharron has been hard at work.
February 2021
Christian works from home during the lockdown.
February 2021
Our most recent competition has now been completed and judged.
December 2020
Christian reveals some of his work.
November 2020
A look at Rebecca's bracelets
November 2020
Steph & Becca show their work.
November 2020
A look at the work of Phillip Da Costa
November 2020
Natasha shows off her new hoddie.
August 2020
Minerva is keeping busy maintaining the plants.
September 2018
Amanda has been made student of the month at the Minerva Centre.
August 2018
Student Amanda Priddle demonstrates the Fluid Art process
March 2018
Furniture restoration at the Minerva Centre
December 2017
The Minerva Annual Christmas party took place at the Torch Centre on Friday 22 December.
August 2017
Christian Steward talks about his work at Minerva and other things
January 2017
Christmas 2016 at Minerva
July 2016
The fête at Wall, Northumberland took place on Saturday 18 July on the village green. Some of the proceeds of the fête are to be donated to the Minerva Centre.
July 2016
Stephie Wesson, a student at the Minerva Centre has recently been asked show her work at The Gallery in Bellingham.
June 2016
Stephie Wesson introduces her latest project "Rainbow Kittens".
June 2016
T-Shirts are now available for purchase in the shop
December 2015
The Minerva Christmas Party was held at the Torch centre
October 2015
Stephie Wesson, a student for three years at Minerva Centre is having an exhibition of her work at Scott's Cafe at the Forum Cinema in Hexham.
July 2015
Stephie Wesson has been writing a book entitled "Lupine Lights"
July 2015
Stephie Wesson has spent a large part of the last three years writing a book, entitled Lupine Lights.
June 2015
The Minerva Centre has recently completed a screen printing contract for the Coquetdale Squirrel Group
November 2014
Andrew Green at the Minerva Centre
November 2014
Amanda Priddle talks about her work
October 2014
Raymond died on Saturday 20 October in Haltwhistle where he had been in a hospice for the last weeks of his life.
September 2014
The Minerva Shop is now open!
July 2014
Over the last sixteen years, every year, a group of children from Belarus have visited the Hexham area for three weeks during June and July.
July 2014
Minerva students continue to create and renovate.
March 2014
The Minerva Centre has been nominated as the Captain's charity of choice by Tynedale Golf Club, Hexham.
February 2014
Stephie Wesson and Duality
December 2013
The Minerva shop will be opened on Saturday 13 December at 10am by Hexham Member of Parliament Guy Opperman at the Minerva Centre on Halstile Bank, Hexham.
November 2013
An exhibition of work produced by Minerva students over the past year and a half is taking place at Hexham Abbey in the North Trancept until Monday 17 November.
November 2013
As a result of the very successful exhibition of Minerva Centre student work recently held at Hexham Abbey, Andrew Green was one of the students that sold art works.
August 2013
On Friday 30 August Minerva students visited the Kielder Water Birds of Prey Centre at Leaplish Waterside Park on Kielder Water.
August 2013
The second trip by people from the Minerva Centre to the National Park took place on Friday 16 August and was to Simonburn.
February 2013
On Wednesday 19 February students from the Minerva Centre visited the Calvert Trust situated on Kielder Water. We were shown round by senior instructor Jane Dolbear.
November 2012
Pictures from Minerva Halloween Night
October 2012
Several Minerva students took part in the Hexham Spook Night on Saturday 26 October.
July 2012
Minerva was given a grant by the Northumberland Nation Park Sustainable Development Fund, which enables people who would otherwise be unable to visit the National Park to access various parts of the National Park.
March 2012
People at the Minerva Centre on Hallstille Bank have recently taken on the task of looking after some planters that have been placed on the pavement outside the Minerva Centre
July 2011
Two students at the Minerva Centre, Andrew Da Costa and Raymond Bisset, have independently produced ranges of cards that are for sale.