Helix Arts was born on Wearside in 1983 and was originally known as Artists Agency. Our founder, Lucy Fairley, died Monday 19 September 2016. The staff and trustees of Helix Arts continue to be inspired by her original vision for our work. She will be much missed by the arts community.
To find out more see Our History page.
Helix Arts brokers collaborations between the public, voluntary and private sectors and talented artists to co-produce creative programmes.
Helix Arts participants say their confidence, motivation and skills increase, their health and well-being improve and fresh pathways to employability open up.
We are excited about forging brand new partnerships locally, nationally and internationally.
We’ve been a big part of the North East arts scene for nearly 35 years and continue to be an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.
We are based in Newcastle’s Carliol Quarter; a flourishing hub for artists, digital entrepreneurs and charities.
We are a not for profit creative business.