Art trio Freemen of Gateshead

The sculptor behind the Angel of the North, Antony Gormley, will be made an honorary Freeman of Gateshead alongside Baltic founders Sune Nordgren, and Alan Smith.

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Angel sculptor and gallery founders made Freemen of Gateshead

Antony Gormley, Sune Nordgren and Alan Smith will be made honorary Freemen of Gateshead today. Credit: ITV News

The man behind Gateshead's iconic 'Angel of the North', Antony Gormley, will be made and honorary Freeman of the town today.

The sculptor will be given the honour alongside the founders of the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Sune Nordgren and Alan Smith, at a ceremony later.

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