Where Your Wings Were


Journeys with David Almond: discover magical stories and dreamlike worlds

Thursday 21st – Sunday 30th June 2019

Embark on a journey through Tyneside like never before, discovering how its landscapes, language and people inspired the magical stories of David Almond.

This exhibition at Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books, brings to life David Almond’s archive, and explores themes of love, loss and hope though characters real and imagined.

Meet angels and devils, question what it means to be human and experience the North East through the eyes of one of its most creative sons…

This exhibition is part of the Winged Tails of the North trail.

Winged Tails of the North trail

Friday 22nd June – Sunday 9th September 2018

Follow this playful and imaginative street art trail inspired by new flash fiction by David Almond – one of the North’s best-loved writers.

As you’re led through the creative community of the Ouseburn Valley, you’ll discover a series of intriguing works showcasing the talent of artists, designers and makers from across the area.

Admire stunning murals, marvel at new temporary sculptures and engage with artworks that spark curiosity and invite exploration.

This visual and literary treat for the whole family is presented by Seven Stories and curated by artist Kate Drummond.