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.
It is 1836, Northumberland Square. Dolly has lost her friend, have you seen her? Meet the characters around Northumberland Square as the mystery unfolds...
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.
We're asking young people across North Tyneside about their thoughts and experiences about drug use and abuse.
Real Voice is an inclusive Youth Music project for young people across Northumberland.
Young investigators explored the arts and cultural offer available in North Tyneside for children and young people.
Tell your stories and turn them into mini movies with professional filmmaker and Photographer Carl Joyce.
A development programme for artists.
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.
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 River is a community garden project at Pattinson House in Gateshead in which local people are co-creating a large-scale mural.
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.
Celebrate Different was a Make it Happen project for young people in Sunderland in partnership with Sunderland Culture.
Artsmark award is an award for schools and education establishments that is accredited by Arts Council England. The aim of the award is to make a commitment and ensure that children and young people have access to a high-quality arts and culture education.
Students from Josephine Butler College took part in two Make Art Happen cohorts between 2017 and 2018.