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Documentary exhibitions developed by Amber, Side Gallery and others since 1968, mostly concerned with the North East of England, some looking at subjects from Yorkshire and North West England.

Aftermath: Foot and Mouth in Tow Law Dean Chapman
Appleby Horse Fair Dave Thomas
Ashington Mik Critchlow
Belmont Group Day Out Graciela Iturbide
Byker Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Byker Revisited Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Coal Coast Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Coke to Coke Peter Fryer
Cumbrian Landscapes John Davies
Durham Coalfield John Davies
Easington: A Mining Village Bruce Rae
Easington: August 1984 Keith Pattison
Eastgate Cement Works Dave Thomas
Every Breath They Take Keith Pattison
Farewell Squalor Sally-Ann Norman
Fathers Peter Fryer
Field's Chip Shop Dean Chapman
Fishing Industry Nick Hedges
For Druridge John Davies & Isabella Jedrzejczyk
Give my Regards to Elizabeth Peter Bialobrzeski
Greatham Creek Ian Macdonald
Horden Victory Club Martin Figura
Images of Youth in Cumbria John Rigby
Interiors Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Jungle Portraits Isabella Jedrzejczyk
Let Go Peter Fryer
Look Me In The Eye Richard Grassick
Love of my Choice Stefan Dolfen
Meadow Well: An English Estate Steve Conlan
North Blyth Peter Fryer
Northumberland Landscapes Isabella Jedrzejczyk
NUPE Richard Grassick
Peaceable Kingdoms Peter Fryer
People of the Hills Richard Grassick
Post Industrial Richard Grassick
Quayside Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Quoits Ian Macdonald
Ramar Goodbye Richard Grassick
River Project Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Seacoalers Mik Critchlow
Shifting Ground Dean Chapman
Shipbuilding on the Tyne Bruce Rae
Smith's Dock, North Shields Peter Fryer
Somewhere Called Home Steve Conlan
Steel Works Julian Germain
Stepping Up Richard Grassick
Sunniside VĂ©ronique Lesperat-Hequet
Surviving on Darlington's Shop Floors Richard Grassick
Tees Estuary Ian Macdonald
The Hoppings Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
The Village is a Global World Jindrich Streit
Unclear Family: Crook Workshop, 1993 Various
[Unclear Family: Solo Show] (/exhibitions/unclear-family-solo-show) Richard Grassick
Urban Landscapes Isabella Jedrzejczyk
Wills' Factory Isabella Jedrzejczyk
Working the Landscape: Images of Frosterley Various
Writing in the Sand Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Workington and Maryport John Rigby


Classic documentary photography and historical work from the North East of England.

American Mining Communities Russell Lee
Building the Tyne Bridge J Bacon & Sons
Chambi Collection Martin Chambi
Consett Tommy Harris
Gibson Collection John Pattison Gibson
Lee Collection Edgar Lee
Mauretania Various, anonymous
Sander Collection August Sander
Scotswood Road Jimmy Forsyth
Weegee Collection Weegee or Arthur Fellig
Wheatley Hill Mary Gillens


Contemporary photographic exhibitions looking at contexts, communities and concerns from the wider world and elsewhere in the United Kingdom

Bitter Harvest David Lurie
Burma: Darkness in the Golden Land Dean Chapman
Can I Say Shalom? Miriam Reik
Gaza Strip Chris Steele-Perkins
Honnos My Fiddler Pentti Sammallahti
Italians Anna Arnone
Juchitan Graciela Iturbide
Letters from Ernestine K. Stefan Dolfen
Life in the Liberated Zone David Lurie
My Finnish Roots Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen
Nowhere Called Home Peter Bialorbzeski
Seafarers Mik Critchlow
Sovinec Jindrich Streit
The Russians Dana Kyndrova
The Unrecognised Villages Peter Fryer