We are 40 years old this year! Share your stories and shape our future.
Have a look at our current and recent work. Our archives will gradually be shared and we would love to receive anything you may have for that. Email Stephen to add to our 40th anniversary work.
Do you want to get moving, dance and have the opportunity to meet new people?
Come and try Falling on Your Feet Segedunum.
Here to There is a creative programme for people over 55, offering regular walks, talks, workshops and more.
A programme featuring a range of artists and artforms for people aged over 55 in North Tyneside with the aim of reducing loneliness.
A co-production with the international artist and film-maker Jordan Baseman and residents at Earsdon Grange Care Home in North Tyneside.
Celebrating 40 years of Helix Arts working with artists and communities!
Share your story | Shape our future.
Artists’ Agency is an artist development programme in North Shields Cultural Quarter for creatives living and or working in North Tyneside.
Artists’ Agency is an artist development programme in Newcastle’s Culture and Creative Zone (CCZ).
Get involved in one of our many artist development opportunities across the region.
Enjoy a summer of creative wellbeing workshops with Helix Arts every Wednesday and Thursday over the holidays for young people aged 5-12 and Family Fridays at Wallsend Library.
Heart of Care will take the conversations about care away from the hidden rooms of domestic settings and place them at the heart of our public spaces.
By Your Side at North Tyneside Art Studio was a creative programme for North Tyneside carers.
The HeArt of Care is a global project with the aim of uniting carers from across the world and encourage them to share their experiences as carers through a creative medium. It forms part of our social prescribing programme, Better Connect.
It is 1836, Northumberland Square. Dolly has lost her friend, have you seen her? Meet the characters around Northumberland Square as the mystery unfolds...
We're asking young people across North Tyneside about their thoughts and experiences about drug use and abuse.
Young investigators explored the arts and cultural offer available in North Tyneside for children and young people.
Working with National Trust Gibside and celebrating the Festival of Blossom
Our North Shields: Past, Present, Future.
We're bringing public artworks co-designed with local people to 2 key sites in North Shields as part of the town's ongoing regeneration.
Make It Happen inspired by North Shields Heritage Action Zone.
Take a look at some of the amazing stories from North Tyneside community members generated from their experiences during the pandemic.
This event was held to listen to personal stories of those living through a pandemic from a diverse cross-section of residents from North Tyneside.
A multi-arts project with young adults working to create a new wellbeing trail in Chopwell Wood.
Explore how stories and poems can offer comfort, escape, inspiration and laughter in difficult times.
Part of Better Connect
A ground-breaking artistic programme in prisons and the community led by the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance.
A toolkit of arts activities created to help dads in prison reflect on the impacts their offending has on their children.
Using creative approaches designed by women to help women.
Together Again gave residents in North Shields and Wallsend the chance to explore, reconnect and shape the future of their town. The project builds on our 'Town Common Festival'.
Partnering with Perigrini Landscape Partnership, Make Art Happen participants developed a project to help raise awareness, take part in conservation and celebrate Lindisfarne island.
A FREE mentoring course for artists who live or work in Darlington.
Celebrate Different was a Make it Happen project for young people in Sunderland in partnership with Sunderland Culture.
Working with groups of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Refugee women facing spatial violence.
A performing arts project for young people exploring exploitation and abuse within relationships, particularly during Covid-19.
A River is a community garden project at Pattinson House in Gateshead in which local people are co-creating a large-scale mural.
Bensham and Teams Make Art Happen project created a visual and sound artwork made up of multiple components created by a local people that enhanced a community space for local residents to enjoy and feel a sense of pride in.
Real Voice is an inclusive Youth Music project for young people across Northumberland.
Tell your stories and turn them into mini movies with professional filmmaker and Photographer Carl Joyce.
A development programme for artists.
A network for creative professionals who are aligned to the work of Helix Arts, across different fields and settings.
An innovative and interactive digital dance project, where the audience provide data and decide what happens to ‘David’ at the end of the piece.
Summer of Fun was a great way for children and young people from Wallsend and Howden to spend their holidays.
We worked with artists to offer a wide variety of artforms at different sites around the area.
Story of Place supports Wallsend Children's Community mission to ensure the town's children enjoy the same opportunities as young people from more affluent areas.
Education and arts organisations working together, enriching access to cultural opportunities for young people.
Exploring the history of civil rights in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
"Re-Wild Yourself" - a collaborative project between members of WHIST and SANGINI who took part in the Make Art Happen training programme.
A FREE six-week programme supporting artists living or working in North Tyneside to develop the skills required to co-produce & deliver community led arts projects inspired by the North Shields Heritage Action Zone.
Sharing stories and experiences through creative sessions. Working with families who share a caring role in looking after loved ones who depend on them.
Part of Better Connect
Young people from John Spence Community High School took part in an eight week Make It Happen programme from April 2022.