Summer of Fun

Jul 2021 - Aug 2021

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.

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One of the young people who took part in the Summer of Fun


Active Future, Carville Primary School, Denbigh Primary School, Churchill Community College, Beacon Hill School, Battle Hill Primary School

Summer of Fun was a collaborative programme in which Helix Arts, Active Future and 5 schools from across Wallsend and Howden.

A large number of young people took part in different arts workshops ran by established artists to help them get creative, have some food and make new friends during the summer holidays.

The schools were:

Carville Primary School

Denbigh Primary School

Churchill Community College

Battle Hill Primary School

Beacon Hill School

The artists were:

Tommy Anderson

Jill Hargreaves

Toby Heaps

Ian Horn

Abigail Langdon

Danielle Slade

Simon Turner

Susan Warlock

Thanks to our Project Funders

The Holiday Food and Activity programme is a £1.7 million programme and is funded partly by the Department of Education along with StreetGames and more than 60 other local providers.