Pieces of my Jigsaw Project

Pieces of my Jigsaw is a memory book project from Crackin Toast involving people living with dementia in Northumberland. The project encourages people with dementia to continue telling their stories through conversations, illustrations and song. A short film of the project funded by The Arts Council is being shown venues across the county. It chronicles the project from the initial idea to the presentation of the personalised books and songs.


You can see the film, for free, at the following venues:

Wednesday 29 January: The Phoenix Theatre Blyth, 7.00pm

Tuesday 4 February: The Forum Cinema Hexham, 6.30pm

Tuesday 25 February: Cobalt Studios Newcastle, 6.30pm


An exhibition of the illustrations, books and pamphlets made during the project will be on display at:

The Forum Cinema Hexham, 2 – 15 January

The Phoenix Theatre Blyth, 30 January – 3 February

The Cloister Porch, Hexham Abbey, 5 February – 10 February

Woodhorn Colliery Museum, Ashington, 15 – 23 February