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...
Artists’ Agency is an artist development programme in Newcastle’s Culture and Creative Zone (CCZ).
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.
Tell your stories and turn them into mini movies with professional filmmaker and Photographer Carl Joyce.
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.
Young people from John Spence Community High School took part in an eight week Make It Happen programme from April 2022.
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 River is a community garden project at Pattinson House in Gateshead in which local people are co-creating a large-scale mural.
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.
Restoring the elegance of North Shields' historic town centre.
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'.
Transforming a patch of astroturf in the main atrium of The Beacon Shopping Centre, North Shields into a new ‘town common’ for the residents of North Shields and surrounding areas.
Celebrate Different was a Make it Happen project for young people in Sunderland in partnership with Sunderland Culture.
A flexible, participant-centred programme that provides training and support to encourage and enable people to design, manage and deliver their own activities with their own communities and with experts in the field.
An arts programme for young people from military families living in Albemarle Barracks.
Partnering with Perigrini Landscape Partnership, Make Art Happen participants developed a project to help raise awareness, take part in conservation and celebrate Lindisfarne island.
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.
Telling Tales was developed by a volunteer project team which was born from a capacity building programme “Make Art Happen.”
Participants of Make Art Happen from Bill Quay Farm aimed to create a visual arts project for the local community.
Local residents and volunteers took part in Make Art Happen in 2015 to develop their own participatory project, the Sea of Lost Souls.
A training programme for community and voluntary organisations who want to produce their own arts residencies or festivals.