Sat/Sun 3rd/4th Nov 2012

5pm - 8.30pm, free


Shimmer will take place on The Links at Whitley Bay seafront, between Spanish City and Waves Leisure Centre next to the main seafront road, the A193, post code reference NE26 1BQ. The layout of the site is shown below.


The Fireworks Display (Sunday only) is further north on the Links area at Brierdene Car Park. Further informatoin from North Tyneside Council's websitehere


shimmer 2012 numbered layout


Find the Shimmer artworks;


1. Diversiónby NOVAK Collective

2. Rainbow Glowing Wheels by Aether and Hemera

3. Concrete Waves by Realtyne

4. Flash Fog by Colin Priest

5. Whitlath Exegesis by Robin Webb

6. Chronobooth by Joe Pochciol

7. Traditional Funfair by Keith Turner and Sons


Event information point is i


Across the site: Spark!by Worldbeaters



Why not make an evening of it in Whitley Bay? There is a range of amenities in the immediate vicinity to enjoy;


A. At the bottom of Watts Road that slopes down to the beach on the northern corner is The Boardwalk Cafe serving Greek meals and over-the-counter hot drinks and soup.


Public toilets are also to be found on the south side of Watts Road.


B. On the northern corner of Marine Avenue is Siam Bay Thai and Indian Restaurant, with the The Berkeley Tavern Public House next to it. On the south side lies a block with Whitley Whaler Fish and Chips Takeaway, Venetian Ices and Restaurant 7 Ice Cream Parlour and Tapas Bar, Di Meos Ice Cream Parlour and Pantrinis Fish and Chip Restaurant and Take Away.


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