History, Experience, and the Experience of History

The 5th Annual Newcastle Township Arts Festival 2016 will launch under the theme of History, Experience and the experience of History. The annual festival occurs in Newcastle South Africa and is based on Collaborative Performance and production of (visual arts/theatre/music) through Exhibition | Discussion platforms that occur through facilitated Cultural Exchanges with national and international […]

Art and Community

An interview with the NCN around art and community Why were the Art & Community project(s) initiated? The initial questions that lead to the creation and establishment of the Newcastle Creative Network was the one of who is doing what and how and for how long in Newcastle and how do we make these actions […]

Two Newcastles: Searching for a shared context

Produced by: In South Africa: Newcastle Creative Network (Silindile Nkosi, Dumisani Radebe, Nkule Mabaso and team) In Ireland: Newcastle Arts Festival (Nick Mack, Austen Biggerstaff, Maryanne Flanaghan and team) The project Two Newcastles: Searching for a Shared Context aims to stimulate the scope of visual art in the respective contexts and inspire each community through […]

Newcastle Celebrates the Festival of uNomkhubulwane!

Posted on September 4, 2012 on http://www.archivalplatform.org/ by Thokozani Mhlambi “UNomkhubulwane is a gender issue”, these are the words of Mr Jabulani Mhlambi, the Head of Amajuba [Community] Education Centre, in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. This was in the wake of the Annual Umkhosi kaNomkhubulwane (the festivity of Nomkhubulwane) which has become a regular feature in the events calendar of […]

Newcastle Arts Festival 2013

Newcastle Arts Festival 2013 7 November 2013 at 20:19 The second Newcastle Arts Festival  has taken place in the township of Madadeni, Newcastle, KwaZulu Natal on the 27th, 28th & 29th of October2013. The Newcastle Arts Festival kicked off with a jam packed energy as we were graced with an attendance and participation ofKZN Museum […]