Online Directory

Welcome to our online directory. This resource will help you find the great arts and cultural organisations across the North East that all have something amazing to offer your school. You can search using geographical location, subject areas or key stages. These organisations can also help support your pupils to achieve Arts Award and your school to achieve Artsmark.

112 Search Results

Durham Light Infantry Collection

​The Durham Light Infantry Collection offers a tailored programme for schools and community groups to discover culture through the collection and gain in three sessions either Explore or Discover Award.

  • County Durham
  • History
  • REAL Services
    – Culture & Sport
    Sevenhills, Unit 1
    Greenhills Business Park,
    Enterprise Way,
    Spennymoor,
    County Durham,
    DL16 6JB
  • 03000 266 675
  • Website
  • Email

Gala Theatre

An Artsmark Partner, Gala Theatre supports schools by providing them with opportunities to learn from industry professionals, and continuous professional development workshops are also available for teachers to develop their skills.

  • County Durham
  • Drama
  • English
  • Further Education
  • Out of school
  • Gala Theatre
    Millennium Place
    Durham
    DH1 1WA
  • 03000 266 617
  • Website
  • Email

Spectrum Cultural Hub

​Spectrum Cultural Hub is a working art space in a fully accessible, modern venue. It houses studios, project spaces, and an exhibition area. Inclusion is at the heart of what it does, believing learning should not be limited to the classroom.

  • Art and design
  • County Durham
  • 2nd floor
    2 Lighthouse View
    Dawdon
    Seaham
    Co. Durham SR7 7PR
  • 07801 719 720
  • Website
  • Email

The Witham

​The Witham arts centre has a rich programme of theatre, dance, music, and participatory arts activities to enable children and young people to work directly with world class musicians and artists.

  • County Durham
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
  • The Witham,
    3 Horsemarket,
    Barnard Castle,
    DL12 8LY
  • 01833 631 107
  • Website
  • Email

Darlington Hippodrome

Darlington Hippodrome provides a number of opportunities to help young people achieve their Arts Award. Young people can see a show or exhibition and review it, whether visual arts, music, dance, drama, comedy, or musical theatre.

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Tees Valley
  • Darlington Hippodrome
    Parkgate
    Darlington DL1 1RR
  • 01325 405 510
  • Website
  • Email

The Start Studio

​The Start Studio is a community art space offering qualified, experienced teachers who deliver arts tuition either in house or at your setting. The learning programme offers arts, crafts and pottery, curriculum linked for all ages.

  • Art and design
  • Out of school
  • Tees Valley
  • The Start Studio
    Scandinavian House
    2 Park Road South
    Linthorpe
    Middlesbrough TS5 6HB
  • 07914 567 302
  • Website
  • Email

The Bare Toed Dance Company

As an Artsmark Partner, The Bare Toed Dance Company offers continuous professional development and participatory dance in schools.

  • Dance
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Dance City
    Temple Street
    Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4BR
  • 0191 269 5596
  • Website
  • Email

Let's Circus

Let’s Circus helps young people gain a broad experience for all or some elements of their Art Award, while increasing their resilience and self confidence. Circus has a charming quality, inspiring for extroverts and introverts alike due to its physical nature and diversity of skills.

  • Out of school
  • PE
  • Tyne and Wear
  • 7 Rothwell Road
    Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 1TY
  • 07816 278 297
  • Website
  • Email

Newcastle Castle

​Newcastle Castle is home to two of the finest medieval buildings in the North East. The learning programme focuses on the medieval history of the North East, offering links to many curriculum areas, resources, and activities for all ages.

  • History
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Newcastle Castle
    The Black Gate
    Castle Garth
    Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1RQ
  • 0191 230 6300
  • Website
  • Email

North Tyneside Libraries

North Tyneside Libraries provides a fully comprehensive range of reading resources from birth to young adults through its network of 14 libraries. Its schools library service supports learning by providing specialist resources and advice to schools throughout the North East.

  • Cross-curricular
  • English
  • History
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Schools Library Service
    White Swan Centre
    Killingworth NE12 6SS
  • 0191 643 5838
  • Website
  • Email