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Making Memories

August 2021 - ongoing

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

Making Memories is about making artwork together, sharing stories and experiences with families. This project will aim to work with families who have share a caring role in looking after their loved ones day to day.

Sessions are being offered to whole families as well as small group participatory arts experiences for young carers, siblings, guardians/parents/grandparents and wider family members.

We believe taking time out for yourself can make a world of difference!

Making Memories is a key project in the Better Connect programme and our partners, the Family Gateway, are strategic in our work across North Tyneside.

Artists Theresa Easton and Theresa Poulton will undertake an Artist in Residency programme from January – March 2022. They will listen and respond to your stories, ideas and opinions through participatory arts sessions.

Sessions will be flexible, and available across the week at various locations across North Tyneside including, online, in-venue at Howdon Community Hub, converstions in the park, creative chats in the cafe. In these challenging times, what makes it easier for you to engage?

Register your interest below or contact us for further details.

Sign Up for Making Memories

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Find Out More

Get in touch with Sam, if you’d like to know more about Making Memories North Tyneside.

Sam Burgess

Senior Creative Producer

s.burgess@helixarts.com

07988 072993

Thanks to our Project Funders

Making Memories is funded by the Thriving Communities Fund, which totals £1.4 million, is being delivered by Arts Council England and has been made possible by the National Academy for Social Prescribing (contributing £1.15m from the Department of Health and Social Care) and Arts Council England (providing £250k from the National Lottery). Other strategic partners to the programme include NHS England and NHS Improvement, Historic England, Sport England, Natural England, the Office for Civil Society, the Money & Pensions Service and NHS Charities Together.

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