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Artists’ Agency North Shields


Artists’ Agency is an artist development programme in North Shields Cultural Quarter for creatives living and or working in North Tyneside.


North Tyneside Council


Megan Todman

Collaborating with local partners Artists’ Agency North Shields will provide networking and bespoke mentoring opportunities to local creatives and organisations.

Artists’ Agency North Shields offers bespoke support for creatives living and/ or working across North Tyneside as part of the North Shields Cultural Quarter. 

Artists’ Agency North Shields Mentoring Opportunities

Artists’ Agency is a Helix Arts artist development programme. In North Tyneside the initiative is a flexible, participant-centred programme offering a range of learning and mentoring opportunities. The aspiration is for artists living and/or working in North Tyneside  to develop a mentoring network that supports the creative and cultural workforce in the future. 

This is a real chance to consider your personal and professional development. The programme has lots of ways to get involved depending on interests and needs.

  • Networking Events 
  • 1-1 Mentoring 
  • Co-Mentoring
  • Action Learning Sets 

More information on these opportunities can be found below, so that you can find out what might be right for you. You are welcome to apply for more than one strand. 

We also have bursaries available tailored to the different time commitments of each strand. More information about these is available in the application forms for each opportunity. 

This programme is part of the Cultural Quarter and is funded by North Tyneside Council through the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA).

Who is Artists’ Agency North Shields for? 

Artists’ Agency in North Shields is for artists living in and/ or working in North Tyneside? If you aren’t sure if this applies to you but you are interested then get in touch and we can check your eligibility and connect you to other opportunities if you aren’t eligible for these ones.

Artists' Agency Networking Events

As part of Artists’ Agency North Shields we have a series of Thematic networking events based on what is important to local artists. Come along to one our events and spend time with other artists, discuss issues affecting the sector and your career, and hear from experts.

Our next networking event will be announced soon, join out mailing list below to get an invite to your inbox.


The following opportunities have now closed but watch this space for future artist development opportunities and events. 

Applications close on: 04.09.23


Apply for 1-1 Mentoring

Apply for Co-Mentoring

Apply to be part of an Action Learning Set

Find out about upcoming Networking events

Contact us

Do you want to find out more about this or other artist development opportunities?

Get in touch to arrange a chat or drop us an email.

E: info@helixarts.com

T: 0191 241 4931

Thank you to our funders.

This programme is part of the Cultural Quarter and funded by North Tyneside Council through the North of Tyne Combined Authority (NTCA).