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Events Programme: The Waiting Gardens of the North

Wednesday 26 July 2023 - Saturday 20 April 2024

Discover our events programme in celebration of Level 4 exhibition, Michael Rakowitz: The Waiting Gardens of the North.

Figures touching plants
Summer Sizzler Weekend 2023. Photo: Barry Pells

Baltic Family Days Autumn 2023

Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 November 10am-6pm 
Free, drop in

Inspired by the exhibition, this two-day takeover will fill the building with creative sessions. Artists, performance, growing, cooking, eating and discussion will focus on the importance of nurturing not only the plants but the people around us.

A paper bag of dried lavender, a spoon and a handwritten Label

Music Performance & CommuniTEA in collaboration with The Comfrey Project

Saturday 25 November 2-4pm
Free, drop in

Our Level 4 gallery hosts The Comfrey Project’s CommuniTEA, a tea party with a difference. 
Enjoy tea blending and tasting and shared stories accompanied by a music performance by Tugiy and his band, playing traditional Turkish songs of celebration. 

Two figures chatting
Drawing of Date Palm on black card
Two clay pots with flower and leaf detail
People sat at circular tables in Front Room

Sculpture Making Workshop

Saturday 20 January 2024 at 1-3pm

More information to follow

This sculpture-making workshop takes inspiration from the exhibition, and explores the unique artistic style of collaging cardboard replicas of archaeological heritage objects. 

Adult and young person playing guitars

Music Performance

Saturday 2 March 2024 4pm
Free, drop in

More details in early 2024

Aerial shot of kids on phones sitting on beanbags

Young Producers Event

Saturday 20 April 2024 

More details in early 2024

Baltic’s Young Producers, a group of 14–17-year-olds, have been looking into themes of conflict and healing. This event, led by the Young Producers, will explore how the cost-of-living crisis is affecting young people’s mental health and consider how creative practice can support wellbeing.