Portraits of Courage - George Stephenson preview

Preview of a George Stephenson inspired dance performance

Portraits of courage


Thursday 26 October

Visitor information





Portraits of Courage is Eliot Smith's newest creation. The performance is inspired by the genius and courage of four great Northerners: Baron William Armstrong, George Stephenson, Grace Darling and Emily Wilding Davison.

The company will be offering visitors a free 10 minute preview of the George Stephenson section of the show at the museum on Thursday 26 October at 11.30am and 1.30pm.

The full performance of Portraits of Courage will take place at The Holy Biscuit on 15, 16 and 17 November. Tickets for the full performance are priced from £8 can be purchased here.

This performance is supported and funded by Arts Council England, Northumberland Arts Development and DanceCity. PITMAN is in collaboration with Woodhorn Museum with kind permission by The Ashington Group Trustees. PORTRAITS OF COURAGE is in partnership with Armstrong Studio Trust and Stephenson Railway Museum.