The Crescent presents

The Pitmen Painters

by Lee Hall

14 - 21 May 2022

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The Pitmen Painters

Venue: Ron Barber Studio

Duration: 2 hours *

Price: From £9.00

In 1934, a group of Ashington miners and a dental mechanic hired a professor from Newcastle University to teach an Art Appreciation evening class. Unable to understand each other, they embarked on one of the most unusual experiments in British art as the pitmen learned to become painters. Within a few years the most avant-garde artists became their friends, their work was taken for prestigious collections and they were celebrated throughout the British art world; but every day they worked, as before, down the mine.

Following Friday's performance there will be an After Dark session which is an opportunity to meet members of the cast and creative team to discuss the production.

Sat 14.05.2022 19:45
Sun 15.05.2022 14:45
Tue 17.05.2022 19:45
Wed 18.05.2022 19:45
Thu 19.05.2022 19:45
Fri 20.05.2022 19:45
Sat 21.05.2022 14:45 & 19:45

Tickets
Adult: £13.00
Child: £12.00

Sunday 15th May: All tickets £9.00
Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th May: All tickets £11.50

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