Secret Bunker NORTH

Public art and education project about two WWII bunkers in Kenton and Blakelaw, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


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Secret Bunker NORTH

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A permanent listening trail has been created through the local community and former military personnel sharing wartime experiences and stories of the bunkers.

WWII communications workshops with local schools, creating electric telegraph senders, human radios, micro news broadcasts onto FM radio.

Minifest event staged in Blakelaw Park, celebrating the military history of the area, working with local groups and organsations to create different activities and exhibits. Attracted 600 visitors.
Linked Your Homes Newcastle and NE1FM with local primary schools and listening trail contributors to create Minifest radio jingles and interviews

Collaboration with Mike Hyatt Landscape Architects and Collective Architecture, Glasgow, commissioned by Newcastle City Council

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