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.
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.
Celebrating 40 years of Helix Arts working with artists and communities!
Share your story | Shape our future.
Here to There is a creative programme for over 55's combining gentle exercise, creative walks and opportunities to engage with local artists and cultural organisations across North Tyneside, Sunderland and South Tyneside.
Working with National Trust Gibside and celebrating the Festival of Blossom
We're asking young people across North Tyneside about their thoughts and experiences about drug use and abuse.
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.
Get involved in one of our many artist development opportunities across the region.
An artist consulted residents in North Tyneside about the local authority Equally Well Health and Inequalities plan with some member of the North Tyneside Leaders Together group.
Take a look at some of the amazing stories from North Tyneside community members generated from their experiences during the pandemic.
Kelsey worked with Helix Arts as part of her master's degree in Dance Science and Education at Edinburgh University. Kelsey guided various groups across North Tyneside to develop their arts practice as dancers.
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.
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.
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
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
Falling On Your Feet North Tyneside allowed local carers who enjoyed dancing to meet new people and stay active.
Part of Better Connect.
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.
A creative programme for Parent Carers across North Tyneside.
A mindful space to make creative journals and explore lots of basic art, print, crafts, making and collage.
A social prescribing project aimed at connecting 350 young and adult carers with arts and culture to transform experiences after COVID-19.
A pilot programme of arts activities designed to promote wellbeing and resilience for residents in North Tyneside suffering from poor mental health.
The Tyneside and Northumberland Mind team worked to provide a programme of high quality participatory arts activities to promote wellbeing and resilience in residents of South Tyneside aged 18 or over.
"Re-Wild Yourself" - a collaborative project between members of WHIST and SANGINI who took part in the Make Art Happen training programme.
Students from Josephine Butler College took part in two Make Art Happen cohorts between 2017 and 2018.
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.
A result of a Make Arts Happen, “Create, Stay and Play” was open to all ages and encouraged the development of social skills, an interest in the arts, health and wellbeing and community spirit.
A co-production with the international artist and film-maker Jordan Baseman and residents at Earsdon Grange Care Home in North Tyneside.
Dancing your way to new friendships in your neighbourhood and beyond.
A dance and health programme, co-curated with people aged 65+ who are living independently.
Falling On Your feet is a dance programme targeting people aged 55+ aiming to encourage staying active and meeting new people
Telling Tales was developed by a volunteer project team which was born from a capacity building programme “Make Art Happen.”